eye·​shade ˈī-ˌshād How to pronounce eyeshade (audio)
: a visor that shields the eyes from strong light and is fastened on with a headband

Examples of eyeshade in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The same drill: grunt work completed by AI, leaving even the greenest green eyeshades to focus on judgment calls and higher-level work. Ryan Craig, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2023 And if the only other viable top-tier offering is Chinese, the machinations of the Pentagon’s green-eyeshade strategists will have unintentionally tossed a lifeline to America’s primary technological competitor. Craig Hooper, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2022 There’s not a green eyeshade in sight around today’s White House. John O'Sullivan, National Review, 27 Aug. 2020 Deciding how and, critically, when, to put America back to work again after the COVID-19 shutdowns has, all too often, been framed as a debate between green eyeshade and stethoscope. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 26 Mar. 2020 The work followed a classic model for psychedelic therapy in which the participant lies on a couch and wears eyeshades while listening to music. Tanya Lewis, Scientific American, 16 Jan. 2020 Its nine-month bootcamp requires students to wear eyeshades that block all vision, so there is no choice but to navigate by alternative means. Peg Rosen, Good Housekeeping, 14 Sep. 2018 But Chiang, 55, wears the green eyeshade with pride. John Wildermuth, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 May 2018 Qualcomm, a company founded and run by engineers, could probably use a thorough going over by Hock and his green eyeshade crew. Aaron Pressman, Fortune, 3 Nov. 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1749, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eyeshade was in 1749

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“Eyeshade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyeshade. Accessed 5 Oct. 2023.

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