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Definition of "spectacles" []

  • Plural form of spectacle. (noun)
  • A pair of lenses set in a frame worn on the nose and ears in order to correct deficiencies in eyesight or to ornament the face. (noun)

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Use "spectacles" in a sentence
  • "Mrs. Heffley, enigmatic behind the twin zeroes of her spectacles, is a shrewd dispenser of domestic justice, while Mr. H (a Civil War nut) tends to do his parenting in lunges of impetuous dad-ness."
  • "• Finally, what about the ne'er-do-well who grabbed the spectacles from the face of uber novelist Jonathan Franzen?"
  • "Reputable companies supplying vintage spectacles from the fifties will be able to give an indication on how robust the frames are likely to be but it is likely that they too will be able to offer any cast-iron guarantees, for the same reason."