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 The company also makes camera straps, belts, wallets, handbags, sunglass cases, and other accessories. Gear Team, Wired, "17 Best Weekend Deals on Earth-Friendly Gear and More," 24 Apr. 2021 For the brand’s second spring drop, optical designer Garrett Leight launched two elegantly bold sunglass frames, the Navarre and the Norfolk, inspired by the emergence of Pop Art and contemporary Los Angeles culture in the ’60s. Rachel Besser, Vogue, "The 17 New Arrivals We’re Shopping This Week," 7 Apr. 2021 The glasses — available with both prescription and sunglass lenses — are designed with see-through pastels, bold black and vintage tortoise tones, clean metal lines and more. Samantha Olson, Seventeen, "Millie Bobby Brown Released 70s Inspired Eyewear Just In Time For Spring," 2 Apr. 2021 The model was first introduced in the 1960s and was revived at the end of last year following a slumber in the Italian sunglass maker’s archives. Eric Twardzik, Robb Report, "Persol Just Revived the Stylish Sunglasses That Jude Law Wore in ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’," 24 Mar. 2021 The video ends with the man approaching a black-suited and sunglass-wearing Keenan who hands the man a single roll of toilet paper. Richard Ruelas, The Arizona Republic, "'We failed to look out for each other': Maynard James Keenan on the days of wine and COVID," 19 Mar. 2021 The post included a smiling, sunglass-wearing emoji. Phil Willon, Los Angeles Times, "Newsom acknowledges recall is likely to qualify for the ballot as final signatures are turned in," 16 Mar. 2021 At $199, Razer Anzu is $50 less than its competitors, has true wireless capabilities, blue-blocking lenses, and extra sunglass lenses included. Anthony Karcz, Forbes, "Razer Anzu Smart Glasses Want To Be Your WFH Saviors," 5 Mar. 2021 In the suspect’s car, police found a 9mm pistol in the glove box, and the gun’s magazine in a sunglass holder. cleveland, "Boy, 17, leads police on chase after throwing flower pot through window of ex-girlfriend’s house: Solon police blotter," 14 Jan. 2021

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First Known Use of sunglass

1591, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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3 May 2021

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“Sunglass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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