1. clockwise

adjective. ['ˈklɑːˌkwaɪz'] in the same direction as the rotating hands of a clock.


  • right-handed
  • dextral
  • dextrorotatory


  • sinistral
  • left-handed
  • ambidextrous
  • left


  • -wise (English)
  • wise (English)
  • clock (English)

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Rhymes with Clockwise

  • crosswise
  • edgewise
  • heartwise
  • lengthwise
  • sidewise
  • streetwise
  • timewise
  • uruguay's

Sentences with clockwise

1. Noun, singular or mass
Turn the screw counterclockwise to lower the water level and clockwise to raise it.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Flip the page 90 degrees clockwise to orient the page in the original direction.

3. Verb, base form
Place the open end of the knob over the threaded stem of the socket and turn it clockwise.

Quotes about clockwise

1. It's not the despair, Laura. I can take the despair. It's the hope I can't stand. ~ Brian Stimpson, Clockwise
- John Cleese