sun·​glass | \ ˈsən-ˌglas \

Definition of sunglass

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

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His mother Gloria sported a black dress, burgundy velvet short sleeve coat with green and multicolor marabou trim on the shoulder pads, and a giant pair of sparkling aviator sunglasses. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Bradley Cooper Brought His Mom as His Date to the SAG Awards," 28 Jan. 2019 Never one to skimp on accessories, Beyoncé added on a micro bag from Jacquemus and Oxydo eyewear’s circular sunglasses to complete her look. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Beyoncé Just Took the Ultimate Art-Selfie in This Luxury L.A. Concept Store," 25 Jan. 2019 Snap also couldn’t let the Spectacles dream die, and launched version two, as well as a couple fashionable sunglass options that are sold in department stores like Neiman Marcus to cater to a higher-end customer. Ashley Carman, The Verge, "The Verge 2018 tech report card: Snap," 27 Dec. 2018 Drew Angerer/Getty Images Snap’s secretive hardware unit, SnapLab — the team responsible for its Spectacles photo and video sunglasses — has a new boss, its third in the past six months. Kurt Wagner, Recode, "Snap has a new Spectacles boss, its third in the past six months," 18 Dec. 2018 Unlike most crossbody bags, reviewers say this 10 inch by 9 inch option can fit a ton of stuff (one person fit a full-size wallet, a small digital camera, phone, passport, keys, and sunglasses inside) without the bag losing its shape. Lindsey Murray, Good Housekeeping, "It's Like Every Single Person on Amazon Is Obsessed With This $13 Deluxity Crossbody Bag," 26 Oct. 2018 Tortoiseshell sunglasses finished off the simple look. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Meghan Markle Wore Navy Stella McCartney to the Invictus Games Opening Ceremony," 20 Oct. 2018 The brand known for accessories paired oversized sunglasses with glamorous silk headscarves that channeled Jackie Kennedy Onassis. Brooke Lefferts, Fox News, "Kate Spade, the company, honors late style icon at New York Fashion Week show," 10 Sep. 2018 Still, the focus remained on the sunglasses, this time in black with what appeared to be a Fenty logo engraved on the side. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "Tiny Sunglasses Are So Last Year—Just Ask Rihanna," 15 Jan. 2019

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First Known Use of sunglass

1591, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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