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synonyms for monocle

  • eyeglass
  • pince-nez
  • lorgnon
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How to use monocle in a sentence

These are the same morphologic features that determine how goggles, sunglasses, monocles, and all manner of eyewear fit different faces.
CAN WE PLEASE STOP CALLING THEM “ASIAN FIT” GOGGLES?BENNY CHENFEBRUARY 22, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
He turned his cool regard upon Chief Inspector Kerry, twirling the cord of his monocle about one finger.
DOPESAX ROHMER
He glanced at the watch upon his wrist, adjusted his monocle, and said something in an undertone to the captain.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Educated in England, where he acquired his accent and the monocle habit.
FROM PLACE TO PLACEIRVIN S. COBB
The man with the monocle was smug with the self-satisfaction of his tribe.
THE HIGHGRADERWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
He removed his monocle and slipped it into a waistcoat pocket.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
Renwick by this time had risen and stood fitting his monocle into his eye.
THE SECRET WITNESSGEORGE GIBBS
He was half English and had half a right to a monocle, but Molly wished he wouldn't screw up his eye like that.
MOLLY BROWN'S SOPHOMORE DAYSNELL SPEED
"Nothing but English; only fancy," with a true English accent, and she raised her hand toward her eye as if holding a monocle.
AMY IN ACADIAHELEN LEAH REED
Bones drew himself up more stiffly than ever, stuck his monocle in his eye, and turned to his chief.
THE KEEPERS OF THE KING'S PEACEEDGAR WALLACE
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WORDS RELATED TO MONOCLE

  • bifocals
  • cheaters
  • contact lenses
  • contacts
  • goggles
  • lorgnettes
  • monocles
  • pair of glasses
  • pince-nezes
  • reading glasses
  • shades
  • specs
  • spectacles
  • sunglasses
  • trifocals
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