bespectacled bespectacled  /bɪ ˈspɛk tə kəld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) wearing, or having the face adorned with, eyeglasses or an eyeglass

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Those graying portraits evoke a bittersweet Chinese Gothic, a diminutive, bespectacled man standing solemnly with his gardening tools.
  2. But it was Fowler bespectacled, Southern, and, at 37, the youngster of the field who prevailed in Sunday's vote.
  3. Once that happened Saturday morning, the Jesuits' modern press operation quickly sent out a press release biography, and a rare photo of the bespectacled new leader.

News

  • Holly-Good

    At first blush, Lindsay Good doesn’t come across as the model agent of Hollywood flash. Bookish and bespectacled, the Flathead Valley native is wry and humble, habituated more to the textured crush of an indie rock show or the couth confines of a museum than the glitz and glamor of a red carpet event. She is dear friends with the members of the band The Killers and joined them on the English ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Flathead Beacon

Quotes

  1. "He does look like the dude from 'Mad' magazine," Hughley joked of the Democratic presidential nominee in an interview with AP Television. "It's so funny because he ain't a cool dude to me. He's like a tall Urkel dude (the bespectacled nerd...
    on Jun 24, 2008 By: DL Hughley Source: Newsweek

  2. "It's funny that we think of libraries as quiet demure places where we are shushed by dusty, bun-balancing, bespectacled women," Poundstone has said. "The truth is libraries are raucous clubhouses for free speech, controversy and community....
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Paula Poundstone Source: The Union of Grass Valley

  3. Not bad for a story about what Rowling called a "scrawny, black-haired, bespectacled boy" which, according to the author, came almost fully formed on a 1990 train ride from Manchester to London.
    on Jul 19, 2007 By: JK Rowling Source: CNN

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