Definition of binoculars in English:


Line breaks: bin|ocu¦lars
Pronunciation: /bɪˈnɒkjʊləz
(also a pair of binoculars)


An optical instrument with a lens for each eye, used for viewing distant objects.
More example sentences
  • Not with the naked eye, and certainly not through any optical device like binoculars or a telescope.
  • James tried to adjust the lenses of the binoculars for a third, unsuccessful time.
  • Perhaps he plans to observe Armageddon from a safe distance, through the lenses of his binoculars.


late 19th century: plural of binocular.

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