eyeshade eyeshade  /ˈaɪ ˌʃeɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a brim that projects to the front to shade the eyes

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Daniels didnt want to don the green eyeshade hes not even an accountant.
  2. He wore a green eyeshade and his manicured fingers raced to keep the title he won year ago with 128 words a minute.
  3. The green-eyeshade brigade may even benefit from tax changes in the recent stimulus package.

News

  • Lena Dunham Endorsement Day: Stringer & Quinn Win Big With GIRLS

    You can stop wondering who Lena Dunham wants to perform audits of city agencies and oversee the pension funds of municipal employees: today the writer, director, actress, and HBOracle tweeted that the little green eyeshade in her heart belongs to outgoing Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. Also, she likes Christine Quinn for mayor. [ more › ]        
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Gothamist

Quotes

  1. "This country has neglected for a long time so many of the basic investments that we need to make this country strong," Obey said. "Green-eyeshade actions aren't going to fix your long-term debt or deficit situation. Making the right...
    on Aug 1, 2008 By: David Obey Source: National Journal (blog)

  2. "If early reports for what the White House wants to do with NASA are correct, then the president's green-eyeshade-wearing advisers are dead wrong," Senator Bill Nelson of Florida said in a statement last week.
    on Feb 1, 2010 By: Bill Nelson Source: New York Times

  3. "That I have a big sense of humor," Lincoln said. "I love to engage people and don't take anything too seriously. Most people think I sit in my office with my eyeshade on, counting the dollars. That's not me."
    on Mar 29, 2007 By: Howard Lincoln Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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