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Questions tagged [retronyms]

Retronym is a new term created from an existing word in order to distinguish the original referent of the existing word from a later one that is the product of progress or technological development. For ex- "acoustic guitar" for "guitar".

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Opposite of smartwatch

What do you call a watch that isn't a smart watch? A dumb watch? Just "a watch"? Something else? I checked Wiktionary and it didn't have any antonyms.