Eyeglasses - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɑɪˌɡlæsəz|  American pronunciation of the word eyeglasses
Brit.  |ˈaɪˌɡlɑːsɪz|  British pronunciation of the word eyeglasses
- this word is used as a plural form of the nouneyeglass

noun

- (plural) optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision (syn: glasses, specs, spectacles)

Examples

His eyeglasses are held together with tape.

People with bad eyesight usually need to wear corrective lenses, such as eyeglasses or contact lenses.

She left her eyeglasses at work.

She wears eyeglasses to correct her myopia.

I misplaced my eyeglasses

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