sunglasses

[ suhn-glas-iz, -glah-siz ]
/ ˈsʌnˌglæs ɪz, -ˌglɑ sɪz /

plural noun

eyeglasses with colored or tinted lenses that protect the eyes from the glare of sunlight.

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Origin of sunglasses

1800–10; sun + glasses

Words nearby sunglasses

Definition for sunglasses (2 of 2)

sunglass1
[ suhn-glas, -glahs ]
/ ˈsʌnˌglæs, -ˌglɑs /

noun

Origin of sunglass

1
First recorded in 1800–10; sun + glass
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British Dictionary definitions for sunglasses (1 of 2)

sunglasses
/ (ˈsʌnˌɡlɑːsɪz) /

pl n

glasses with darkened or polarizing lenses that protect the eyes from the sun's glare

British Dictionary definitions for sunglasses (2 of 2)

sunglass
/ (ˈsʌnˌɡlɑːs) /

noun

a convex lens used to focus the sun's rays and thus produce heat or ignition; burning glass
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