bespectacled

adjective
be·spec·ta·cled | \ bi-ˈspek-(ˌ)ti-kəld , bē- \

Definition of bespectacled 

: wearing spectacles

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After his disquieting performance in Jordan Peele’s Get Out, Whitford’s bearded, bespectacled face is a shortcut for instant unease. refinery29.com, "Meet Commander Lawrence, The Most Destabilizing Presence On The Handmaid's Tale," 10 July 2018 Small versions of the bespectacled, striped-sweater-wearing cartoon figure will be hidden in each of the library’s 36 branches for kids to find throughout the month of July, officials said. John Wilkens, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Library punches all the buttons for annual Waldo contest," 25 June 2018 In it, Marlon Bundo, a snappily dressed bunny with a penchant for bright bow ties, falls in love with a bespectacled boy bunny named Wesley. Liam Stack, New York Times, "Children’s Book About Mike Pence’s Gay Bunny Jumps to No. 1," 20 Mar. 2018 The bespectacled Chinese poet, who spent the better part of eight years under house arrest while her late husband, Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo died in jail, flew to exile on Tuesday. Emily Rauhala, Washington Post, "Poet Liu Xia escaped China, but will Beijing ever set her free?," 13 July 2018 Throughout the 1930s and early 1940s, the bespectacled, undistinguished-looking Himmler enjoyed having Ms. Gudrun at his side, as a blond, blue-eyed symbol of Aryan youth. Washington Post, BostonGlobe.com, "Gudrun Burwitz, ever-loyal daughter of Nazi mastermind Heinrich Himmler, dies at 88," 11 July 2018 Peter Parker, Spider-Man’s real identity, was a reedy, bespectacled high schooler. David Sims, The Atlantic, "Steve Ditko’s Ordinary People," 10 July 2018 Throughout the 1930s and early 1940s, the bespectacled, undistinguished-looking Himmler enjoyed having Gudrun at his side, as a blond, blue-eyed symbol of Aryan youth. Matt Schudel, Washington Post, "Gudrun Burwitz, ever-loyal daughter of Nazi mastermind Heinrich Himmler, dies at 88," 30 June 2018 For instance: What if a memorably bespectacled fan hadn’t helped them wash out of the 2003 NLCS? SI.com, "Exiled by the Cubs, Sammy Sosa Is Enjoying the Life He Wants You to See," 27 June 2018

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First Known Use of bespectacled

1742, in the meaning defined above

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bespectacled

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of bespectacled

: wearing glasses

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