eyeglass

noun
eye·​glass | \ ˈī-ˌglas \

Definition of eyeglass

1a : eyepiece
b : a lens worn to aid vision specifically : monocle
c eyeglasses plural : glasses, spectacles

Examples of eyeglass in a Sentence

She left her eyeglasses at work.

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After Ford completed her statement, Pingree removed her eyeglasses and appeared to wipe away a tear. Chad Pergram, Fox News, "Dramatic testimony from Kavanaugh, Ford included outrage, emotion, history," 27 Sep. 2018 For instance, the long, vertical painting at the top of the stairs of a seemingly successful guy with large 1970s eyeglasses and a mustache and pillowy yellow hair, dressed in a powder-blue suit, jauntily thrusting a pencil? Christopher Borrelli, chicagotribune.com, "Hotel Lincoln's Wall of Bad Art: 'You are looking at awesomeness'," 3 May 2018 This Costco Shopping Tip Is a Game Changer Costco members also enjoy exclusive access to online discounts for prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses. Meghan Overdeep, Southern Living, "Are You Taking Advantage of This Life-Changing Costco Perk?," 12 Apr. 2018 The line forms eyeglasses on the host, accompanied by a jazz instrumental written by Letterman's old TV sidekick, Paul Shaffer. David Lindquist, Indianapolis Star, "10 talking points in David Letterman’s new Netflix show," 12 Jan. 2018 Take, for example, the eyeglasses made by Paris’s Maison Bonnet. Adam Rathe, Town & Country, "Venice's Glorious Homo Faber Craft Fair Celebrates the Handmade," 19 Sep. 2018 Glass items such as Pyrex baking dishes, light bulbs, mirrors and eyeglasses are also among the glass items that should not be recycled. Fox News, "11 surprising items that aren’t recyclable," 17 Mar. 2018 Enter proselytes in acetate eyeglasses and Rosie Pope workwear, drawn by listservs like Brooklynitos and Fort Greene Kids and BoCoCa Moms (BoCoCa being an acronym for three adjacent Brooklyn neighborhoods). Sonja Sharp, latimes.com, "At a bar in Brooklyn, would-be foster parents ponder the ethics of taking in migrant children," 27 June 2018 Carrying a purse, keys or even eyeglasses and a raincoat is considered work – and one is required to rest on the Jewish Sabbath, which is observed from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday. Susannah Bryan, Sun-Sentinel.com, "What is an eruv?," 22 June 2018

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First Known Use of eyeglass

1613, in the meaning defined at sense 1c

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eyeglass

noun

English Language Learners Definition of eyeglass

: a single lens that is worn over your eye to help you see

eyeglasses : a pair of lenses set into a frame and worn over your eyes to help you see

eyeglass

noun
eye·​glass | \ ˈī-ˌglas \

Kids Definition of eyeglass

1 : a glass lens used to help a person to see clearly
2 eyeglasses plural : glass sense 3

eyeglass

noun
eye·​glass | \ ˈī-ˌglas \

Medical Definition of eyeglass

1a : eyepiece
b : a lens worn to aid vision specifically : monocle
c eyeglasses plural : glasses, spectacles

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