Spectacles - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈspektəkəlz|  American pronunciation of the word spectacles
Brit.  |ˈspɛktək(ə)lz|  British pronunciation of the word spectacles
- this word is used as a plural form of the nounspectacle

noun

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

Examples

She put on / took off her spectacles.

He peered through his spectacles.

...the multimedia spectacles that have become established parts of the opening and closing ceremonies for the Olympic Games...

He wears huge spectacles with thick tortoiseshell frame.

He wore spectacles perched on the very end of his nose.

He paused to adjust his spectacles.

The gold rims of his spectacles glinted in the sun.

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