four-eyes

[ fawr-ahyz, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌaɪz, ˈfoʊr- /

noun, plural four-eyes.

Slang: Usually Disparaging. a person who wears eyeglasses (sometimes used facetiously).

Origin of four-eyes

First recorded in 1870–75
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four-eyes


noun

a disparaging term of address for a person wearing spectacles

Derived Forms

four-eyed, adjective
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