American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A convex lens used to focus the sun's rays and produce heat, especially for ignition.
- n. Eyeglasses with tinted or polarizing lenses to protect the eyes from the sun's glare.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A burning-glass.
- n. Same as shade-glass; a screen of colored glass attached to a sextant to diminish the apparent brightness of the sun.
- n. Singular form of sunglasses; used chiefly in compounds
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A convex lens of glass for producing heat by converging the sun's rays into a focus.
- n. a convex lens that focuses the rays of the sun; used to start a fire
“Bullies at school will be met with federal agents' sunglass'd stares instead of lunch money or swirlies.”
“Glasses $2200 with magnetic sunglasses and since he lost the last set in a year we bought an extra magnetic sunglass for an additional $400 pesos.”
“The cost, complete with two pairs of progressive (trifocal blended) lenses (one sunglass type) and the frames was around $2500 pesos.”
“Same to you, man—whatever that means!" yells a young man who works at a sunglass store on Washington Street.”
“In April, the Crocs brand will extend to children's apparel through an agreement with A Group and Eye King LLC will start selling branded sunglasses and sunglass accessories in May.”
“On Tuesday, she could be found in the basement of Ilori, the luxury sunglass retailer in SoHo, with Fabiola Beracasa and Jessica Joffe, as waiters passed around chocolate bars and guests wrote missives in erasable, colorful ink on a big mirror.”
“In select bike shops, complete kits of sunglass parts in all the available colors will be available for shop employees to custom built glasses on the spot for customers.”
“She is an employee of a sunglass company, Oakley Inc., the liaison to Armstrong, who was paid handsomely to wear the firm's glasses.”
“Seven hours is a long time to grill a sunglass rep.”
“The private militia of sunglass-wearing thugs enforced the dynasty's absolute power and lived off extortion.”
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