aviator glasses

plural noun

: 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

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Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aviator glasses was in 1948

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“Aviator glasses.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aviator%20glasses. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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