eye·​shade | \ ˈī-ˌshād How to pronounce eyeshade (audio) \

Definition of eyeshade

: 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 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 The green-eyeshade process must not be permitted to block an American prosperity renaissance. Larry Kudlow, National Review, 15 Sep. 2017 During treatment, patients typically don headphones for music and eyeshades and then lie down. NBC News, 28 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of eyeshade

1749, in the meaning defined above

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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 19 Jan. 2022.

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