bespectacled

adjective
be·​spec·​ta·​cled | \ bi-ˈspek-(ˌ)ti-kəld How to pronounce bespectacled (audio) , bē- \

Definition of bespectacled

: wearing spectacles

Examples of bespectacled in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Operation Warp Speed got its start in April, the brainchild of Dr. Peter Marks, a pencil-thin, bespectacled physician who leads the regulatory unit at the FDA that approves vaccines and therapies. Sharon Lafraniereand Katie Thomas, BostonGlobe.com, "Scientists worry about political influence over vaccine project," 2 Aug. 2020 After his death, residents stuck rose bouquets, votive candles and pictures of the bespectacled teen on a nearby tree, turning it into a makeshift shrine. Rachel Swan, SFChronicle.com, "Murder charges filed in killing of UC Berkeley student," 24 Aug. 2020 Operation Warp Speed got its start in April, the brainchild of Dr. Peter Marks, a pencil-thin, bespectacled physician who leads the regulatory unit at the FDA that approves vaccines and therapies. Sharon Lafraniereand Katie Thomas, BostonGlobe.com, "Scientists worry about political influence over vaccine project," 2 Aug. 2020 Now, Chanel is inviting you to level up your frames with the launch of their online optical boutique (bespectacled online shoppers, rejoice!). Julia Gall, Marie Claire, "Chanel Unveils an Online Optical Boutique," 20 Aug. 2020 Operation Warp Speed got its start in April, the brainchild of Dr. Peter Marks, a pencil-thin, bespectacled physician who leads the regulatory unit at the FDA that approves vaccines and therapies. Sharon Lafraniereand Katie Thomas, BostonGlobe.com, "Scientists worry about political influence over vaccine project," 2 Aug. 2020 Rabbi Steinsaltz, a rumpled, bespectacled figure with an unruly white beard, completed the entire Talmud in 2010, often working 16 hours a day. Joseph Berger, BostonGlobe.com, "Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz; made the Talmud more accessible," 9 Aug. 2020 Operation Warp Speed got its start in April, the brainchild of Dr. Peter Marks, a pencil-thin, bespectacled physician who leads the regulatory unit at the FDA that approves vaccines and therapies. Star Tribune, "Scientists worry about political influence over coronavirus vaccine project," 3 Aug. 2020 We were soon called into an exam room where Mikac’s white-haired, bespectacled doctor, Paul Johnson, greeted us. Brendan Borrell, The Atlantic, "Australia Has a Flesh-Eating-Bacteria Problem," 3 July 2020

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First Known Use of bespectacled

1742, in the meaning defined above

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19 Sep 2020

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“Bespectacled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bespectacled. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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bespectacled

adjective
How to pronounce bespectacled (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of bespectacled

: wearing glasses

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