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bespectacled

[bih-spek-tuh-kuh ld]
adjective
  1. wearing eyeglasses.
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Origin of bespectacled

First recorded in 1735–45; be- + spectacled
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Examples from the Web for bespectacled

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  • It was the puffy, bespectacled little doctor who shut out the light.

    Peter

    F. Hopkinson Smith

  • Then she favored the bespectacled driver with a surprised stare.

  • The superintendent proved to be a woman, shrewd, keen-faced, and bespectacled.

    The Long Day

    Dorothy Richardson

  • He was middle-aged, studious and bespectacled, and he wore a wig.

    The Ethical Way

    Joseph Farrell

  • After the meal he returned to the veranda—and met a smiling, bespectacled Tambusami in the doorway.

    Caravans By Night

    Harry Hervey


British Dictionary definitions for bespectacled

bespectacled

adjective
  1. wearing spectacles
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Word Origin and History for bespectacled

adj.

1742, past participle adjective from be- + spectacles.

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