aviator glasses

plural noun

Definition of aviator glasses

: eyeglasses having a lightweight metal frame and relatively large usually tinted lenses

called also aviators

— see also aviator sunglasses

Examples of aviator glasses in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Behind his aviator glasses, his eyes brim with tears. Washington Post, 31 Mar. 2022 His cop-on-the-edge routine — leather jacket, aviator glasses, motorcycle, bottomless petulance — is overcranked, as is the cartoon menace of the criminal underground, which fed into a brief cultural freakout over Japanese dominance. Scott Tobias, Vulture, 15 Oct. 2021 Biden, at first wearing his trademark aviator glasses, walked across the sprawling lawn inside the castle to review the Guard of Honor as the 95-year-old monarch and the first lady watched from a shaded seating area. Los Angeles Times, 13 June 2021 One is around 30 and played by Alicia Vikander, with a wobbly accent and aviator glasses that overwhelm her performance. Chris Hewitt, Star Tribune, 29 Sep. 2020 For the conversation, Meghan wore a breezy ensemble, complete with pinstripe linen pants, a simple white T-shirt and a wide-brim summer hat while Steinem looked elegant in a black long-sleeve top, matching trousers, and aviator glasses. Bianca Betancourt, Harper's BAZAAR, 25 Aug. 2020 The new film seems to embrace the original's fondness for shirtless beach outings, singing and motorcycle rides whist donning a bomber jacket and aviator glasses. Whitney Friedlander, CNN, 18 July 2019 She was frequently photographed, or photographed herself, vamping in front of her paintings, wearing mirrored aviator glasses or making gang signs. Roberta Smith, BostonGlobe.com, 25 June 2019 In this case, why not consider Gloria Steinem: a cool ’70s look with long swingy hair, low-slung pants, and aviator glasses? Lynn Yaeger, Vogue, 26 Oct. 2018 See More

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First Known Use of aviator glasses

1948, in the meaning defined above

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9 Apr 2022

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“Aviator glasses.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aviator%20glasses. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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