analogue watch

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

analogue + watch, Retronym for watch, coined after the invention of the digital watch to refer specifically to the type of watch existing before then.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • analogue watch (UK)
  • analog watch (US)

Noun[edit]

analogue watch (plural analogue watches)

  1. A watch that displays time by means of a dial and hands, in contradistinction to a digital watch.

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