noun, plural pince-nez [pans-neyz, pins-; French pans-ney] /ˈpænsˌneɪz, ˈpɪns-; French pɛ̃sˈneɪ/.
Origin of pince-nez
Examples from the Web for pince-nez
And Noel shook his head solemnly, and adjusted his pince-nez, and then helped himself liberally to the cold game pie.Mollie's Prince|Rosa Nouchette Carey
Miss Beach took off her pince-nez, wiped them, and put them in their case.The Luckiest Girl in the School|Angela Brazil
The Premier took out a pair of pince-nez and began to clean the lenses, still watching me.The Blue Germ|Martin Swayne
Simon's pince-nez dropped from his nose in his doubt and wonder, but he answered at once.The Innocence of Father Brown|G. K. Chesterton
Presently she handed the card to her uncle, who affixed his pince-nez and read the epistle with deliberation.The Valley of the Giants|Peter B. Kyne