What does the word monocle mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • An eyeglass for one eye.

Usage examples for monocle

  1. Kollomietzev felt it too; he removed his monocle, turned away, and tried to laugh carelessly- but it did not come off somehow. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  2. Also in a casket of trifles that had knocked about in my box I had the good fortune to find the monocle that the Honourable George had discarded some years before on the ground that it was " bally nonsense." – Ruggles of Red Gap by Harry Leon Wilson
  3. Dysart is the only man who looks the real thing- or would if he'd remove that monocle. – The Danger Mark by Robert W. Chambers