Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that makes or repairs watches.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who repairs (and originally made) watches.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One whose occupation is to make and repair watches.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One whose occupation is to make and repair watches.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. someone who makes or repairs watches

Etymologies

watch +‎ maker (Wiktionary)

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  • JM is considering training as a watchmaker so he can set his own hours.

    June 15, 2011

  • cf. John Bunyan's poem, A Boy and a Watchmaker. Bunyan compares the boy to a christian convert, and the watchmaker to Jesus Christ.

    September 20, 2009