horn-rimmed horn-rimmed


  • (adj) having the frame made of horn or tortoise shell or plastic that simulates either


  1. Then last Sunday's Orchestra Hall audience craned their necks, watched a young man with horn-rimmed spectacles being led to a piano on the stage.
  2. From behind his horn-rimmed glasses and the ask-ack of his cigar smoke, Premier Hideki Tojo emerged as a character worthy of his nickname: The Razor.
  3. With his horn-rimmed glasses and wonderful suits, he personified the word dapper, but there was an almost impish quality about him too.



  1. In a 2005 interview, Maxwell said she insisted when she took on the role that she be allowed to give Moneypenny a "background" and that Bond director Terence Young not "put my hair in a bun and horn-rimmed glasses on me."
    on Oct 1, 2007 By: Lois Maxwell Source: AFP

  2. Who this guy is: "As soon as I saw myself put on the giant horn-rimmed glasses, it was very scary -I looked like my dad, circa 1968," Coleman said in an interview on NBC's press site. "I see my character as someone who could be either good or...
    on Nov 22, 2006 By: Jack Coleman Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. Then, all of a sudden, the director, Jon Favreau says, "Wait! I've got an idea! Give Stan a pair of horn-rimmed glasses and suspenders."
    on Apr 17, 2010 By: Jon Favreau Source: Superherohype.com

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