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 Muthuvel Karunanidhi, a screenwriter, poet and wearer of colossal sunglasses, died only last year, at the age of 94. The Economist, "Why India’s south confounds the otherwise all-conquering Narendra Modi," 21 June 2019 Black sunglasses on his head, black leather coat, black crew-neck T-shirt, black pants, black boots. Dan Wiederer,, "‘Ooooh, the skulduggery!’: Inside the world of Steve McMichael, still one of the most colorful and beloved characters from the 1985 Bears," 26 Aug. 2019 The model loaded up on the accessories, including a white scrunchie, rectangular sunglasses, and layered necklaces. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Gigi Hadid Drives with Tyler Cameron (and the Perfect Scrunchie) in New York," 23 Aug. 2019 Become David by rocking a lightning print sweatshirt, white clout goggle sunglasses, and some body milk (milk for your body) from Rose Apothecary. Tierney Mcafee, Country Living, "These ‘Schitt’s Creek’ Halloween Costumes Will Make Every True Fan Say, ‘Ew, David’," 6 Sep. 2019 The pair took wallets, credit cards, headphones, sunglasses, prescription medication and a baggie of marijuana from the cars, police said. Cory Shaffer,, "Wickliffe police arrest teens accused of stealing from 20 unlocked cars," 2 Sep. 2019 Both celebs wore snakes wrapped around themselves fearlessly, as well as sunglasses, but that's about where the similarities ended. Kaleigh Fasanella, Allure, "Tana Mongeau and H.E.R Just Walked the VMAs Red Carpet Wearing…Snakes," 27 Aug. 2019 When Bernadette ventures out into the world, wrapped up in scarves and donning large sunglasses, her interactions with people are colored by her misanthropic snark. Maya Phillips, The New Yorker, "“Where’d You Go, Bernadette” and the False Dream That Art Will Fulfill You," 22 Aug. 2019 That list runs 122 pages and includes items that were not subject to earlier tariffs such as clothes, jewelry, linens, sunglasses, select motorcycles and mopeds, watches, guns and sports equipment. Janna Herron, USA TODAY, "Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods until December, 10% hike still on for September," 13 Aug. 2019

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First Known Use of sunglass

1591, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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