Spectacle vs. Spectacles

Spectacle vs. Spectacles — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Spectacle and Spectacles

Spectaclenoun

Something that can be seen or viewed, especially something of a remarkable or impressive nature.

Spectaclesnoun

Something that can be seen or viewed, especially something of a remarkable or impressive nature.

Spectaclenoun

A public performance or display, especially one on a large or lavish scale.

Spectaclesnoun

A public performance or display, especially one on a large or lavish scale.

Spectaclenoun

A regrettable public display, as of bad behavior

drank too much and made a spectacle of himself.

Spectaclesnoun

A regrettable public display, as of bad behavior

drank too much and made a spectacle of himself.
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Spectaclenoun

A pair of eyeglasses.

Spectaclesnoun

A pair of eyeglasses.

Spectaclenoun

Something resembling eyeglasses in shape or suggesting them in function.

Spectaclesnoun

Something resembling eyeglasses in shape or suggesting them in function.

Spectaclenoun

An exciting or extraordinary scene, exhibition, performance etc.

The horse race was a thrilling spectacle.

Spectaclesnoun

A pair of lenses set in a frame worn on the nose and ears in order to correct deficiencies in eyesight or to ornament the face.

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Spectaclenoun

An embarrassing or unedifying scene or situation.

He made a spectacle out of himself.

Spectaclesnoun

(cricket) score of zero runs in both innings

Spectaclenoun

An optical instrument consisting of two lenses set in a light frame, and worn to assist sight, to obviate some defect in the organs of vision, or to shield the eyes from bright light.

Spectaclesnoun

optical instrument consisting of a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision

Spectaclenoun

(figuratively) An aid to the intellectual sight.

Spectaclenoun

(obsolete) A spyglass; a looking-glass.

Spectaclenoun

The brille of a snake.

Spectaclenoun

(rail) A frame with different coloured lenses on a semaphore signal through which light from a lamp shines at night, often a part of the signal arm.

Spectaclenoun

something or someone seen (especially a notable or unusual sight);

the tragic spectacle of cripples trying to escape

Spectaclenoun

an elaborate and remarkable display on a lavish scale

Spectaclenoun

a blunder that makes you look ridiculous; used in the phrase `make a spectacle of' yourself