- an eyeglass or a pair of eyeglasses.
- opera glasses.
Origin of lorgnon
Examples from the Web for lorgnon
Historical Examples of lorgnon
"Well, you're a pretty girl," said Madame Beattie, dropping her lorgnon.The Prisoner
Her lorgnon seemed to follow his every expression like a searchlight.The Man
Inside a lady was sitting, and she looked at me through a lorgnon.A Young Girl's Diary
An Anonymous Young Girl
She was reading a letter, holding her lorgnon up to her painted eyes.The Deluge
David Graham Phillips
"I shall tell her, of course," said Mrs. Tresslyn, and lifted her lorgnon.From the Housetops
George Barr McCutcheon
- a monocle or pair of spectacles
- another word for lorgnette