sun·​glass ˈsən-ˌglas How to pronounce sunglass (audio)
: a convex lens for converging the sun's rays
sunglasses plural : glasses to protect the eyes from the sun

Examples of sunglass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Brand was photographed leaving the venue after the gig and getting into a car, with his eyes hidden behind a pair of sunglasses. Erin Clack, Peoplemag, 18 Sep. 2023 Then the curtain at the front of the room rose to reveal the two thousand red velvet seats of the opera house, each occupied by a cardboard cutout of a figure wearing sunglasses and a Thom Browne suit. Rachel Syme, The New Yorker, 18 Sep. 2023 In the wake of Jay Norvell throwing shade at Coach Prime for wearing sunglasses during interviews, Sanders responded by handing out some of his signature sunglasses. Mark Heim |, al, 16 Sep. 2023 The man threw the energy drink at her, hitting her in the head and knocking off her sunglasses. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 16 Sep. 2023 There will be celebrities roaming the sidelines, including The Rock, and there will be sideline beef after Rams coach Jay Norvell criticized Sanders’ decision to wear hats and sunglasses during his media sessions. Joe Freeman, oregonlive, 15 Sep. 2023 This is the latest release from Ray-Ban’s Scuderia Ferrari collection, which features more than 40 styles of sunglasses inspired by the racing team’s beloved colors and iconic race tracks around the world. Mckinley Franklin, Variety, 11 Sep. 2023 Think: eyeliner shaped like a pair of sleek sunglasses and windswept blow outs. Essence, 10 Sep. 2023 Revival Vintage Eyewear, a retailer specializing in unworn vintage frames from the 1960s to the early 2000s, is putting a retro spin on prescription glasses and sunglasses. Roxana Becerril, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1591, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of sunglass was in 1591

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Cite this Entry

“Sunglass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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