Definition of 'lorgnette'
Example sentences containing 'lorgnette'
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She lifted her gold lorgnette and looked Emily well over. Emily Fox-Seton (1901)The well-to-do stared through their lorgnettes in delight at quaintly dressed fisherfolk and their families. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Short-sighted, when she lifts her lorgnettes to her eyes, her gaze becomes profound and inquisitive, and her interlocutor feels pierced to the very depths of his soul. DOVES OF WAR: Four Women of Spain (2002)
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Used Rarely. lorgnette is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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