toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

spectacle
used in Main Street

7 uses
  • What was a magnificent spectacle of generosity to you was humiliation to me.
    Chapter 14 (60% in)
  • "Well, well, you're a sight for sore eyes!" chuckled Mr. Dawson, dropping his newspaper, pushing his spectacles back on his forehead.
    Chapter 11 (77% in)
  • On the center table was a Sears-Roebuck mail-order catalogue, a silver frame with photographs of the Baptist Church and of an elderly clergyman, and an aluminum tray containing a rattlesnake's rattle and a broken spectacle-lens.
    Chapter 15 (44% in)
  • The audience, on planks beneath the patched tent, admired Mr. Boothby's beard and long rifle; stamped their feet in the dust at the spectacle of his heroism; shouted when the comedian aped the City Lady's use of a lorgnon by looking through a doughnut stuck on a fork; wept visibly over Mr. Boothby's Little Gal Nell, who was also Mr. Boothby's legal wife Pearl, and when the curtain went down, listened respectfully to Mr. Boothby's lecture on Dr. Wintergreen's Tonic as a cure for...
    Chapter 18 (62% in)
  • Vida had once beheld Raymie as a thin man with spectacles, mournful drawn-out face, and colorless stiff hair.
    Chapter 21 (63% in)
  • She considered spectacles.
    Chapter 39 (26% in)
  • She would not wear spectacles yet.
    Chapter 39 (27% in)

There are no more uses of "spectacle" in Main Street.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®