Complete Definition of "spectacles"

English

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-spectacles.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
spectacles plural

  1. plural of spectacle.
  2. pluralonly A pair of lenses set in a frame worn on the nose and ears in order to correct deficiencies in eyesight or to ornament the face.

Synonyms
eyeglasses US
glasses
pair of eyeglasses US
pair of glasses
pair of specs colloquial
pair of spectacles
specs colloquial

Translations

trans-top|a pair of lenses set in a frame
Czech: brýle f|p
Danish: brille c
Dutch: bril m
Faroese: brillur f|p
Finnish: silmälasit
French: lunettes f|p
German: Brille f
Greek: μαÏογÏάλια (matoyialia) n pl., γÏαλιά (yialia) n pl.
Hebrew: ×שקפ××× m|p
Hindi: à¤à¤¨à¤
Icelandic: gleraugu n|p
Italian: occhiali m|p
trans-mid
Japanese: ç¼é¡ (ããã­, megané)
Malayalam: à´à´£àµà´£à´ (kaNNata)
Persian: FAchar|عÛÙÚ© (einak)
Polish: okulary m|p
Portuguese: t|pt|óculos m|p
Romanian: ochelari m|p
Scottish Gaelic: glainneachan f|p
Spanish: anteojos m|p italbrac|Latin America, espejuelos m|p italbrac|Cuba|Puerto Rico, gafas f|p italbrac|especially Colombia|Dominican Republic|Spain, lentes m|p italbrac|Latin America
Swahili: miwani pl (noun 4)
Swedish: glasögon
Telugu: à°à°³à±à°³à°à±à°¡à± (kaLLajODu)
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See also
bespectacled
bifocals
contact, contact lens
eyepiece
lens
monocle
pince-nez
shades
sunglasses
sunnies
varifocals
w:Spectacles|Wikipedia article on spectacles
w:Usage_of_words_for_eyepieces|Wikipedia article on names for types of spectacles

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