noun (formal, esp. BrE)
gold-rimmed, horn-rimmed, rimless, steel-rimmed, wire-framed, wire-rimmed
tinted (BrE)
half-moon, round
have on, wear
put on
take off

She pushed her spectacles further up her nose and sighed.

look through, peer through
look over, peer over

He peered at the waiter over his spectacles.

be perched on sth, perch on sth

Her wire-framed spectacles were perched on the end of her nose.

behind your spectacles, through your spectacles

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