Definition of "clocker" [clocker]

  • A timepiece, usually free-standing, hanging, or built into a tower, having mechanically or electrically driven pointers that move constantly over a dial showing the numbers of the hours (noun)
  • Any clocklike device for recording or measuring, such as a taximeter or pressure gauge (noun)
  • The downy head of a dandelion that has gone to seed (noun)
  • An electrical circuit that generates pulses at a predetermined rate (noun)
  • An electronic pulse generator that transmits streams of regular pulses to which various parts of the computer and its operations are synchronized (noun)
  • To strike, esp on the face or head (verb)
  • To see or notice (verb)
  • To record (time) as with a stopwatch, esp in the calculation of speed (verb)
  • To feed a clock pulse to (a digital device) in order to cause it to switch to a new state (verb)
  • A person who clocks (illegally winds back the milometer of) a motor car (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "clocker" in a sentence
  • "The Six O'clocker's don't say nothing; it's the Eight O'clocker's always complaining."
  • "I like the early morning folks, the Six O'clocker's."
  • "The structure, alternating between Strike, the teenage clocker, and Rocco, the middle-aged detective, is unusually supple--Price doesn't give away all the information to set up a dramatic irony between the two, instead leaving the reader in the dark so that neither character becomes a dupe in our eyes."