looking glasslook·ing glass
a (glass) mirror
counter to logic, common sense, or ordinary expectations; topsy-turvy: the looking-glass world of Cold War propaganda
Origin of looking-glassin allusion to Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll, in which Alice passes through a mirror and enters a world that is illogical and unpredictable
(plural looking glasses)
- A mirror.
- Alternative spelling of looking glass.