What is another word for glasses?

124 synonyms found


[ ɡlˈasɪz], [ ɡlˈasɪz], [ ɡ_l_ˈa_s_ɪ_z]

Glasses are an essential accessory for people who suffer from visual impairments. However, glasses can be referred to by a variety of other names, including spectacles, eyeglasses, or simply frames. Spectacles are typically used in formal contexts, while eyeglasses tend to be more colloquial. Some people might also refer to their glasses as specs or peepers. Other variations of glasses terminology include bifocals, which are glasses with two lenses for different distances, and progressives, which are multi-focal lenses with a gradient of power. No matter what you call them, glasses remain a crucial aid for vision correction, preventing eye strain, and helping individuals with visual impairments lead their best lives.

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Usage examples for Glasses

She took off her glasses and rubbed at her tired eyes while she thought.
"The Foreign Hand Tie"
Gordon Randall Garrett
This is all running over the glasses.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Kent kept his eyes to the glasses.
"Lonesome Land"
B. M. Bower

Famous quotes with Glasses

  • I got rid of my glasses and they changed my hair. That's really all they did. They went shopping for me, so the clothes are different too. It wasn't like Extreme Makeover where I got a nose job or anything.
    Clay Aiken
  • A celebrity is a person who works hard all of their life to become well known, and then wears dark glasses to avoid being recognized.
    Fred Allen
  • I love to come in and play with a wig or glasses or clothes. I love using props. I'm from the Peter Sellers school of trying to prepare for the character.
    Dan Aykroyd
  • On the night of the 1st of September we observed for the first time signs of the natives being in the neighbourhood. Fires were seen on the low land near Cape Frederick Henry, and at daylight we saw the natives with our glasses.
    William Bligh
  • I was near sighted. I was born myopic, and I got glasses, right after that.
    Kitty Carlisle

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