Definition of spectacles in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈspektəkəlz/

plural noun

Another term for glasses.
Example sentences
  • It was in Venice, the centre of glass making, that the first pair of spectacles appeared, around 1280.
  • Lamb draws an analogy with a pair of spectacles.
  • His hair was blond, and his eyes a bright blue colour, partially hidden behind a small pair of green tinted spectacles.

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Syllabification: spec·ta·cles

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