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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By going out and wearing the chicest, most confusing night. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Rihanna Wears Black and White Sunglasses After the Savage x Fenty Show," 13 Sep. 2018 Kuai rattan and leather tote Wicker Wings Shop Now Joel Ighe oval-frame acetate sunglassesChimi Shop Now That’s A Good Look is a new discovery platform from the Cut featuring impressive women with impressive style. Sarah Spellings, The Cut, "Why Not Wear a Billowy White Blouse to the Beach?," 19 June 2018 Fallon, meanwhile, rocked a long wig, hat, and sunglasses of his own, but upped the ante with a fake goatee. Dave Quinn,, "Christina Aguilera and Jimmy Fallon Go Subway Busking in Disguise, Fooling No One," 15 June 2018 People are always looking for ways to hide their under-eye circles — concealer, glitter, sunglasses., "Post Malone Found The Best Way To Hide His Under-Eye Circles," 8 June 2018 Among Snapchat’s most ambitious efforts has been Spectacles, sunglasses that feature a video camera that connects to Snapchat. NBC News, "Snapchat's focus on the future is becoming a present-day struggle," 3 May 2018 But his profile is solemn: a sharp jawline, chin raised and jutted, tinted sunglasses that appear more fogged-over than tinted, hair sheared short, perhaps by an electric razor. New York Times, "The Artists Who Brought Asian-Americans Into the Annals of Contemporary Art," 12 Apr. 2018 The Lemonade singer wore a Jacquemus Sol yellow ruffled skirt, a pair of clear Gianvito Rossi Helmut Plexi boots, some micro-sunglasses by Gentle Monster, and then topped it all off with a casual hoodie. Stacey Leasca, Glamour, "Blue Ivy Took Beyoncé to the NBA All-Star Game This Weekend," 19 Feb. 2018 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

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First Known Use of sunglass

1591, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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