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 One is around 30 and played by Alicia Vikander, with a wobbly accent and aviator glasses that overwhelm her performance. Chris Hewitt, Star Tribune, "Offbeat biopic has four different actors portray feminist Steinem in 'The Glorias'," 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, "Meghan Markle and Gloria Steinem Teamed Up to Talk Voting and Feminism," 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, "Tom Cruise soars in 'Top Gun: Maverick' trailer," 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, "Joyce Pensato, who made cartoon characters complex," 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, "Why Are History’s Fiercest Female Icons Still Embarrassingly Absent at the Halloween Store?," 26 Oct. 2018 On Saturday, a beaming Lacava could be seen in a video boarding the Venezuelan government plane that transported Holt to Washington wearing aviator glasses and a dark suit. Joshua Goodman And Matthew Lee, chicagotribune.com, "Backchannel, official nicknamed 'Dracula' help free Utah man in Venezuela," 27 May 2018 On Saturday, a beaming Lacava could be seen in a video boarding the Venezuelan government plane that transported Holt to Washington wearing aviator glasses and a dark suit. Joshua Goodman And Matthew Lee, chicagotribune.com, "Backchannel, official nicknamed 'Dracula' help free Utah man in Venezuela," 27 May 2018 On Saturday, a beaming Lacava could be seen in a video boarding the Venezuelan government plane that transported Holt to Washington wearing aviator glasses and a dark suit. Joshua Goodman And Matthew Lee, chicagotribune.com, "Backchannel, official nicknamed 'Dracula' help free Utah man in Venezuela," 27 May 2018

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1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Aviator glasses.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aviator%20glasses. Accessed 25 Jan. 2021.

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aviator glasses

noun

English Language Learners Definition of aviator glasses

: eyeglasses with light metal frames and large lenses

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