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

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The actor, producer, and Casamigos tequila co-founder wore a pair of circular sunglasses, a watch on his left wrist, and a ring on his left hand. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "Amal Clooney's Boho Chic Airport Style Has Us Ready for Summer," 14 May 2019 Items taken included a wallet, baseball bag, sunglasses, loose change and phone charging cords. Pioneer Press,, "Police blotter: Five cars entered in one night in Western Springs," 12 July 2018 Oliver Peoples sunglasses, $385, Oliver Peoples, 366 West Broadway, New York Buckle into these orange flats, which are bold and comfy at the same time. WSJ, "7 Sorbet-Colored Pieces Your Wardrobe’s Craving," 9 Apr. 2019 Meanwhile, a black fanny pack and tortoise-print sunglasses, were spiffy final touches. Vogue, "This Is How Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas Do Vacation Style," 25 Mar. 2019 Céline sunglasses, Byredo travel perfume and case, Joelle Ciocco intensive eye care, Altoids peppermint mints, Rodin lip balm, travel size Marvis toothpaste, Mason Pearson brush, Muji sketchbook and pen, and Matt’s Munchies mango snacks. Tara Lamont-djite, Harper's BAZAAR, "Rosetta Getty's Travel-Focused Collection is All You Need to Pack," 29 June 2018 Many of Patagonia’s other products are also made from petroleum, such as nylon clothing, backpacks and sleeping bags, spandex swimsuits, plastic zippers buckles and sunglasses. WSJ, "Patagonia’s Poly-Hypocrisy Blend on Petroleum Policy," 15 Apr. 2019 Oh, and don’t forget the joint sunglasses line, which is just the cherry on top of everything so far. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Jennifer Lopez Reveals Diddy Apologized to Alex Rodriguez After Leaving a Flirty Instagram Comment," 11 Apr. 2019 Meghan paired the sneakers with Krewe Gravier sunglasses, and finished off the look with an official Invictus Games jacket. Chloe Foussianes, Town & Country, "Meghan Markle Wears Sustainable Sneakers to Watch the Invictus Games in Sydney," 21 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of sunglass

1591, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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