Definition of glasses in English:

glasses

Line breaks: glasses
Pronunciation: /ˈɡlɑːsɪz
 
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noun

1A pair of lenses set in a frame resting on the nose and ears, used to correct or assist defective eyesight.
More example sentences
  • She stood in the hallway in another one of her typical flowing dresses, her hair tied up this time and a small pair of silver glasses resting on her nose.
  • This teenager held a buff build and tall lean body with brown hair was spiked and wire frame glasses rested on his nose.
  • Silver framed glasses rested on the tip of her nose, her short hair being tousled by the brisk winds.
Synonyms
North American eyeglasses
informal specs
1.1A pair of binoculars.
More example sentences
  • Some of them would scan the beach with powerful binoculars and night glasses, focussing on the couples.
  • Others around the rim of the valley took up the cry and commanders with binoculars trained their glasses on the sea.
  • He pulled out a small pair of binoculars that doubled as night vision glasses and headed towards the edge of the rock face.

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