Definition of spectacles in English:

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spectacles

Pronunciation: /ˈspɛktək(ə)lz/

plural noun

British
A pair of glasses: gold-rimmed spectacles (as modifier spectacle) spectacle frames
More 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.
Synonyms
North American  eyeglasses
informal specs

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