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clock-radio

clock-ra·di·o
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klok rey-dee-oh]
    • /klɒk ˈreɪ diˌoʊ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [klok rey-dee-oh]
    • /klɒk ˈreɪ diˌoʊ/

Definitions of clock-radio word

  • noun clock-radio a device combining the functions of a radio and alarm clock which can be used to play the radio at a set time 3
  • noun clock-radio a radio with a built-in clock that can be set to turn the radio on or off at any desired time 3
  • noun clock-radio a radio combined with an alarm clock in a compact cabinet, the clock serving as a timer to turn the radio on or off at a preset time. 1
  • noun clock-radio device: combined radio, alarm clock 1

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Origin of clock-radio

First appearance:

before 1960
One of the 3% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1960-65

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Parts of speech for Clock-radio

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

clock-radio popularity

This term is known only to a narrow circle of people with rare knowledge. Only 29% of English native speakers know the meaning of this word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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