sun·​glass | \ ˈsən-ˌglas How to pronounce sunglass (audio) \

Definition of sunglass

1 : a convex lens for converging the sun's rays
2 sunglasses plural : glasses to protect the eyes from the sun

Examples of sunglass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Lexxola has quickly become a favorite sunglass brand among Gen-Zers. Rachel Besser, Vogue, 21 Sep. 2021 For example, if the sunglass company decides to throw a dinner party to introduce the physical product and create buzz, the party needs to align with the brand. Zack Teperman, Forbes, 18 Oct. 2021 The sunglass resin is 78 percent PHB, while the leather material is 51 percent PHB, the rest being natural and synthetic rubber, pigment, and processing aids. Alden Wicker, Wired, 13 Oct. 2021 In 2018, sporty sunglasses started to take the reins from that year’s most omnipresent sunglass trend—tiny sunglasses. Rachel Besser, Vogue, 12 Aug. 2021 Also in the collection: a sunglass case with a removable chain to loop onto glasses or the case itself, and beach- or park-ready cooler backpacks and totes. Madison Flager, Condé Nast Traveler, 20 Aug. 2021 There are many classic sunglass silhouettes—square, cat eye, wayfarers—but the color of the frame is what makes a pair feel like a timeless accessory. Madeline Fass, Vogue, 23 June 2021 Her second company, a sunglass company called Thomas James LA, endured for three years. Erin Delmore, NBC News, 9 June 2021 The musician captioned his post with a simple sunglass-wearing emoji. Nicholas Rice,, 1 June 2021

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First Known Use of sunglass

1591, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Sunglass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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