Definition of spyglass in English:


Syllabification: spy·glass
Pronunciation: /ˈspīˌglas


  • A small handheld telescope.
    More example sentences
    • Muttering under his breath, the soldier extended the spyglass, increasing the magnification of the instrument.
    • He lowered his spyglass, examined it, rubbed the lenses at both ends, adjusted it and peered through it again.
    • He took the spyglass and peered through it silently, focusing on the boy.

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