opera glasses

noun

Definition of opera glasses

: small binoculars that are designed to be used in a theater

Word by Word Definitions

opera play
  1. : plural of opus

  1. : a drama set to music and made up of vocal pieces with orchestral accompaniment and orchestral overtures (see 1overture 2) and interludes (see interlude 3)

  2. : the score (see 1score 6) of a musical drama

  3. : the performance of an opera

glass play glasses
  1. : any of various amorphous materials formed from a melt by cooling to rigidity without crystallization: such as

  2. : a usually transparent or translucent material consisting typically of a mixture of silicates

  3. : a material (such as obsidian) produced by fast cooling of magma

  1. : to provide with glass : glaze

  2. : to enclose, case, or wall with glass

  3. : to make glassy


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