1. clockwork

noun. ['ˈklɑːˌkwɝːk'] any mechanism of geared wheels that is driven by a coiled spring; resembles the works of a mechanical clock.


  • mainspring


  • clock (English)
  • work (English)
  • weorc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Clockwork

  • artwork
  • beadwork
  • brushwork
  • casework
  • earthwork
  • fieldwork
  • firework
  • footwork
  • framework
  • groundwork
  • guesswork
  • handiwork
  • hardwork
  • homework
  • housework
  • latticework
  • leadwork
  • legwork
  • masterwork
  • metalwork

Example sentences of the word clockwork

1. Verb, base form
This turnaround of your products can become akin to clockwork as you build your customer base.

2. Noun, singular or mass
They have had several uses, including blowing air in instruments and even in clockwork.

3. Adjective
Mechanism is the belief that the brain works in a mechanized, clockwork fashion, governed by laws.