a pair of lenses for correcting faulty vision, in a frame that rests on the bridge of the nose and hooks behind the ears: Also called: spectacles, eyeglasses
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How to use glasses in a sentence
At that point, a tall, brown-haired man with wire-rimmed glasses came over to me, sat down, and peppered me with questions.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything | Liz Seccuro | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
I get the bottle while he opens a desk drawer containing two glasses.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days | David Freeman | December 13, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Wonderland posted videos taken with a hidden camera—in a cross necklace, or inside a watch or glasses—of him hitting on women.
More than half of the patrons at the bar are holding glasses full of Casa Bruja's malted barley red ale.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama | Jeff Campagna | November 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We “undermine” our nature every time we use glasses or medicine, after all.
MacRae brought the glasses to bear, and said it was two Policemen jogging toward camp.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
After another solemn inspection of Aristide, he stuck a pair of gold-rimmed glasses on his fleshy nose and perused the documents.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
As he entered, Mr. Ducksmith regarded him vacantly over the top of his gold-rimmed glasses.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
They lay there—the line of our brave lads, plainly visible to a pair of good glasses—there they actually lay!Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
Delancy opened the glove compartment in the instrument board and took out a pair of field glasses.
Other Idioms and Phrases with glasses
see see through rose-colored glasses.
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