wrist watch or wrist·watch ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a watch attached to a strap or band worn about the wrist.
Origin of wrist watch First recorded in 1895–1900 Examples from the Web for wrist watch Historical Examples of wrist watch
If you feel anything like that under the wrist-watch, breathe deeply, twice.
Edward Elmer Smith
He followed the hands of his wrist-watch until they marked the visiting hour.
William John Locke
She looked at the wrist-watch which, like every other little patriot, she possessed.
The better way is to decide firmly to get a wrist-watch, and to get to sleep.
Twice it halted and he consulted his wrist-watch with a frown.