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granny glasses

Syllabification: gran·ny glass·es

Definition of granny glasses in English:

plural noun

informal
Round, steel-rimmed or gold-rimmed glasses.
Example sentences
  • I was using granny glasses for several years until I finally got tired of taking them on and off.
  • His recruitment was reportedly due in some part to his look a huge afro and his trademark granny glasses.
  • The year of harsh menopausal chignons, of eyebrows plucked up and away, and round granny glasses with gold rims.

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