Meaning: An optical lens made for improving vision in a single eye. A single eyeglass, kept in position by the muscles around the eye.
Synonyms: Lorgnon, Pince-nez, Single eyeglass, Goggles, Blinkers.
In Hindi: एकचश्मी ऐनक
Use: The cartoon character wears a monocle on a cord around his neck so he can easily increase the vision in his nearsighted eye.
Although the photographer had perfect vision, he was often seen zooming in on his photographs with a monocle.