fob watch


fob watch
noun a pocket watch.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • fob-watch — fobˈ watch noun transitive verb (obsolete) To pocket • • • Main Entry: ↑fob …   Useful english dictionary

  • fob watch — n a watch that fits into a pocket, or is pinned to a woman s dress …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • fob watch — ► NOUN ▪ a pocket watch …   English terms dictionary

  • fob watch — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms fob watch : singular fob watch plural fob watches a watch that you fasten to your clothing with a small chain and keep in a pocket …   English dictionary

  • fob watch — /ˈfɒb wɒtʃ/ (say fob woch) noun a small watch, usually round and with a lid, designed to sit in the fob pocket and often attached to the button of a waistcoat by a chain …   Australian English dictionary

  • fob watch — noun (C) a watch that fits into a pocket, or is pinned to a woman s dress …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fob — fob1 [ fab ] verb ,fob off phrasal verb transitive 1. ) to give someone an answer or explanation that is not true or complete, in order to make them stop asking questions or complaining: I m tired of being fobbed off. fob someone off with… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • fob — I UK [fɒb] / US [fɑb] verb Word forms fob : present tense I/you/we/they fob he/she/it fobs present participle fobbing past tense fobbed past participle fobbed Phrasal verbs: fob off II UK [fɒb] / US [fɑb] noun [countable] Word forms fob :… …   English dictionary