eyewear

noun
eye·​wear | \ ˈī-ˌwer How to pronounce eyewear (audio) \

Definition of eyewear

: corrective or protective devices (such as glasses or contact lenses) for the eyes

Examples of eyewear in a Sentence

a shop that specialilzed in fashionable eyewear

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Courtesy of Quay Australia Quay Australia has a knack for teaming up with the best celebrities for its eyewear collections. Ineye Komonibo, Marie Claire, "Chrissy Teigen x Quay Launch Sunglasses With Blue-Light Filtering Lenses," 15 Aug. 2019 EssilorLuxottica eyewear brands include an array of designer labels such as Armani Exchange, Burberry, Bulgari, Brooks Brothers, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Michael Kors, Prada, Polo, Valentino, Tory Burch, and Versace. Andrea Felsted, Fortune, "Ray-Ban Owner Clinches GrandVision Deal," 31 July 2019 Recently detailed in The Journal of the American Medical Association, Pediatrics, the trial fits into a growing effort to build new technologies for children on the autism spectrum, including interactive robots and computerized eyewear. Cade Metz, New York Times, "Google Glass May Have an Afterlife as a Device to Teach Autistic Children," 17 July 2019 Flat caps were worn jauntily backwards, and eyewear offered colorful contrasts. Thomas Adamson And Colleen Barry, chicagotribune.com, "What (the runways say) guys will be wearing for summer 2020," 24 June 2019 EssilorLuxottica eyewear brands include an array of designer labels such as Armani Exchange, Burberry, Bulgari, Brooks Brothers, Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Michael Kors, Prada, Polo, Valentino, Tory Burch, and Versace. Andrea Felsted, Fortune, "Ray-Ban Owner Clinches GrandVision Deal," 31 July 2019 The company, operating under a variety of eyewear brands, has more than 7,000 stores in 40 countries. Los Angeles Times, "Column: Could glasses possibly get more expensive? Yup. A pending deal makes it likely," 19 July 2019 Incredibly, the company that has near-monopoly control over the eyewear industry may be about to get bigger, this time swallowing the business that owns the For Eyes glasses chain with stores throughout Southern California. Los Angeles Times, "Column: Could glasses possibly get more expensive? Yup. A pending deal makes it likely," 19 July 2019 At this year’s Wimbledon, Meghan Markle debuted a new pair of black sunglasses from the British eyewear brand Finlay London. Moniquejessen, PEOPLE.com, "How Meghan Markle’s Chic Sunglasses Brand Have Become a Royal Favorite (Even Pippa Is a Fan!)," 18 July 2019

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First Known Use of eyewear

1918, in the meaning defined above

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eyewear

noun
eye·​wear | \ ˈī-ˌwa(ə)r, -ˌwe(ə)r How to pronounce eyewear (audio) \

Medical Definition of eyewear

: corrective or protective devices (as glasses or contact lenses) for the eyes

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