Synonyms Of lorgnettes
Definition Of lorgnettes
a pair of glasses or opera glasses held in front of a person's eyes by a long handle at one side.
She does not look at people, she regards them, as though quizzing them at a ball through a pair of lorgnettes .
Example Of lorgnettes
As they spoke, their father observed them from the staircase, holding a lorgnette .
Aside from full-frame styles, they're also available in rimless styles, topless styles and lorgnettes .
At one point, we see her flitting from window to window, peeking through her lorgnettes at the humdrum of street life below.
Beginning in the 1890s fashionable ladies wore lorgnettes on elegant occasions.
From these chains were suspended watches or lorgnettes , as well as lockets and other useful implements.