Definition of spyglass in English:



  • A small telescope.

    • ‘Muttering under his breath, the soldier extended the spyglass, increasing the magnification of the instrument.’
    • ‘He lowered his spyglass, examined it, rubbed the lenses at both ends, adjusted it and peered through it again.’
    • ‘He took the spyglass and peered through it silently, focusing on the boy.’
    • ‘Pellew took out his small spyglass and trained it southwest.’
    • ‘After several minutes of searching, he reluctantly lowered the spyglass and turned to face his men.’