spec·​ta·​cled | \ ˈspek-ti-kəld How to pronounce spectacled (audio) also -ˌti-kəld\

Definition of spectacled

1 : having or wearing spectacles
2 : having markings suggesting a pair of spectacles a spectacled alligator

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For the banker’s gift, Kuhl came up with a bright-orange collage-style image: a mashup of elements taken directly from scans of Indian paper money, the most prominent feature of which is the spectacled visage of Mohandas Gandhi. David Wolman, WIRED, "The Ultimate Counterfeiter Isn’t a Crook—He’s an Artist," 18 May 2012 With his spectacled face, cozy sweaters, and dry, endearingly sincere style of delivery, comedian Joe Pera is a bit of an enigma in the modern stand-up scene. Nick Vadala, Philly.com, "Comedian Joe Pera brings his grandfatherly stylings to Philadelphia this weekend," 16 June 2017

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First Known Use of spectacled

1607, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of spectacled

: wearing glasses

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