Definition of Clock-watching

1. Noun. Paying excessive attention to the clock (in anticipation of stopping work).

Generic synonyms: Attending, Attention



Definition of Clock-watching

1. Noun. continually looking at the time to see how much longer one has to work or study ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clock-watching

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clobenztropine
clobetasol
clobetasol propionate
clobutinol
clochard
clochards
cloche
cloches
clocinizine
clock
clock-face timetable
clock-face timetables
clock-generator
clock-watcher
clock-watching (current term)
clock dial
clock face
clock faces
clock generator
clock generators
clock golf
clock in
clock off
clock on
clock out
clock paradox
clock pendulum
clock radio
clock speed

Literary usage of Clock-watching

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1. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"The old soldier would take his station near the stone clock, watching the approach of the lord of the manor and taking the bridle in one hand, ..."

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