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verb [transitive] clock pronunciation in British English /klɒk/
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present tense
present participleclocking
past tenseclocked
past participleclocked
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  1. 1
    to travel at a particular speed in a race
    the skier who clocked the fastest time in practice runs
    1. a.
      to measure or record the speed at which a person or vehicle is travelling
      He was charged with dangerous driving after being clocked at 112 mph.
  2. 3
    informal to hit someone
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a fashion trend in which people intentionally wear ordinary, inexpensive, widely-available clothing

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a flower or small bunch of flowers worn on the lapel of a jacket on special occasions

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