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See definition of lorgnette on Dictionary.com
  • as ineyeglasses
  • as inglasses
  • as inopera glasses
  • as inspectacles

synonyms for lorgnette

  • specs
  • sunglasses
  • bifocals
  • cheaters
  • contacts
  • goggles
  • monocle
  • pince-nez
  • shades
  • spectacles
  • contact lenses
  • pair of glasses
  • reading glasses
  • trifocals
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How to use lorgnette in a sentence

They were walking down a corridor, and Miss Thangue was peering through her lorgnette at the cards on the doors.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
One of the ladies advances, lorgnette in hand, and stares boldly at the prisoner.
PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
Mrs. Slade adjusted her lorgnette, looked at the card, and appeared to hesitate for a second.
THE BUTTERFLY HOUSEMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
"What common looking people," said Mrs. Rhinelander, surveying the crowd aristocratically with her lorgnette.
A PARODY OUTLINE OF HISTORYDONALD OGDEN STEWART
The moment she caught my eye she dropped her "lorgnette," and hurried away, in what was clear to see was an air of confusion.
SIR JASPER CAREWCHARLES JAMES LEVER
On the hall table lay a card, and pausing on her way upstairs she examined it through her jewelled lorgnette.
THE PLEASANT STREET PARTNERSHIPMARY F. LEONARD
"She certainly is a fine woman," said Brimmer gravely, borrowing his companion's lorgnette.
THE CRUSADE OF THE EXCELSIORBRET HARTE
Miss Stuart, with her lorgnette, was making a survey of the church.
THE AUTOMOBILE GIRLS ALONG THE HUDSONLAURA DENT CRANE
"You see, dear," said Mrs Jehoram, putting down the lorgnette.
THE WONDERFUL VISITHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
Mrs. Goodyear made a gesture of an imaginary lorgnette toward her high-bridged nose.
THE READJUSTMENTWILL IRWIN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO LORGNETTE

  • bifocals
  • cheaters
  • contact lenses
  • contacts
  • goggles
  • lorgnettes
  • monocles
  • pair of glasses
  • pince-nezes
  • reading glasses
  • shades
  • specs
  • spectacles
  • sunglasses
  • trifocals
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.