bespectacled

[bih-spek-tuh-kuh ld]
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adjective

wearing eyeglasses.

Nearby words

  1. bespake,
  2. bespangle,
  3. bespatter,
  4. bespeak,
  5. bespeckle,
  6. bespoke,
  7. bespoken,
  8. bespread,
  9. besprent,
  10. besprinkle

Origin of bespectacled

First recorded in 1735–45; be- + spectacled

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British Dictionary definitions for bespectacled

bespectacled

adjective

wearing spectacles
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Word Origin and History for bespectacled

bespectacled

adj.

1742, past participle adjective from be- + spectacles.

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