Definition of 'alarm clock'
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When her alarm clock goes off at 2am there's no hitting the snooze button. Times, Sunday Times (2017)You might want to set a second alarm clock. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One would set the alarm clock. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My alarm clock goes off at 7am. Times, Sunday Times (2015) Set your alarm clock or ask the hotel staff for a prompt wake-up call. Beat Jet Lag - arrive alert and stay alert (1991) Set your alarm clock early as we're betting it sells out in minutes! The Sun (2015) Set the alarm clock an hour earlier and brace yourselves, parents. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Despite the time differences across the world, millions set their alarm clocks early to watch it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)I realised that my alarm clock had gone off in my suitcase. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The alarm clock goes off. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Set your alarm clocks now. The Sun (2007)I couldn't handle an alarm clock going off in my ear. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A woman beat her lover with a hammer after a row over their alarm clock going off at 6.30am. Times, Sunday Times (2015)I vividly remember most mornings beginning with the sound of my mom's alarm clock going off down the hall. Christianity Today (2000)Caution: 'You may find yourself wide awake before the alarm clock goes off. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Her alarm clock is set for 5.30am through the week although she rarely needs it as her routine is so strict that she is on autopilot. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Think of it as a kind of biological alarm clock, one you really can't afford to ignore. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I allow myself to smack the alarm clock four times before I get up. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Like going to bed early to get a good night's sleep, only to spend half of it awake waiting for the alarm clock to go off? Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'alarm clock'
British English: alarm clock /əˈlɑːm klɒk/ NOUN
An alarm clock is a clock that you can set to make a noise so that it wakes you up at a particular time.
I set my alarm clock for 4:30.
- American English: alarm clock
- Arabic: مُنَبِّـه
- Brazilian Portuguese: despertador
- Chinese: 闹钟
- Croatian: budilica
- Czech: budík
- Danish: vækkeur
- Dutch: wekker
- European Spanish: despertador
- Finnish: herätyskello
- French: réveil objet
- German: Wecker
- Greek: ξυπνητήρι
- Italian: sveglia
- Japanese: 目覚まし時計
- Korean: 알람 시계
- Norwegian: vekkerklokke
- Polish: budzik
- European Portuguese: despertador
- Romanian: ceas deșteptător
- Russian: будильник
- Spanish: despertador
- Swedish: väckarklocka
- Thai: นาฬิกาปลุก
- Turkish: çalar saat
- Ukrainian: будильник
- Vietnamese: đồng hồ báo thức
Definition of alarm clock from the Collins English Dictionary
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