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See definition of pince-nez on Dictionary.com
  • as ineyeglasses
  • as inglasses
  • as inmonocle
  • as inopera glasses
  • as inspectacles

synonyms for pince-nez

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

Walter Fetherston glanced at the general through his pince-nez with a curious expression, but he did not join in the conversation.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
John Maltwood, the quiet, youngish-looking man in the gold pince-nez, was popular everywhere over the country-side.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Every action of the doctor had been noted, and information of it conveyed to the quiet-mannered man in pince-nez.
THE DOCTOR OF PIMLICOWILLIAM LE QUEUX
Old Van's possible confidant, instead of immediately answering, again assumed the pince-nez.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
Good fellows on the whole, with their gladstone bags and their pince-nez and their unmistakable respectability.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 147, AUGUST 12, 1914VARIOUS
She was fast blinding him, but he stood the pain of it until the Nez Percé, with war club raised, was but a step or two away.
BLACKFEET TALES OF GLACIER NATIONAL PARKJAMES WILLARD SCHULTZ
One young man in particular seemed intent on outdoing all the rest—a fair-haired little fellow with a snub nose and pince-nez.
DRY FISH AND WETANTHON BERNHARD ELIAS NILSEN
We were here joined by a party of Nez Percé Indians; among whom were four of their principal chiefs.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XXXJOEL PALMER
He pulled his wig down firmly over his ears, took out a pair of pince-nez and rose to cross-examine.
HAPPY DAYSALAN ALEXANDER MILNE
With masterly decision he tapped his pince-nez and fell back upon his third line of defence.
HAPPY DAYSALAN ALEXANDER MILNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PINCE-NEZ

  • 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.