adjective Date: 1742 wearing spectacles

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  • bespectacled — 1742, pp. adj. from BE (Cf. be ) + SPECTACLES (Cf. spectacles) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bespectacled — [bē spek′tə kəld] adj. wearing spectacles …   English World dictionary

  • bespectacled — [[t]bɪspe̱ktək(ə)ld[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Someone who is bespectacled is wearing glasses. [WRITTEN] Mr Merrick was a slim, quiet, bespectacled man …   English dictionary

  • bespectacled — adjective Wearing glasses. The Commissioner, ascetic looking, an Oxford graduate, narrow shouldered and elderly, tired eyed and bespectacled like the scholar he was, like the scientist he was, shrugged his shoulders. Syn: spectacled …   Wiktionary

  • bespectacled monocled spectacled — decorated decorated adj. having decorations. [Narrower terms: {beaded, beady, bejeweled, bejewelled, bespangled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly}; {bedaubed}; {bespectacled, monocled, spectacled}; {braided}; {brocaded,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bespectacled — /bi spek teuh keuhld/, adj. wearing eyeglasses. [1735 45; BE + SPECTACLED] * * * …   Universalium

  • bespectacled — be|spec|ta|cled [bıˈspektəkəld] adj formal wearing glasses …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bespectacled — be|spec|ta|cled [ bı spektəkld ] adjective FORMAL wearing glasses …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bespectacled — be·spec·ta·cled || bɪ spektÉ™kld adj. wearing glasses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bespectacled — adjective wearing glasses …   English new terms dictionary

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