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Definition of "eyeshade" [eyeshade]

  • A visor fastened about the head and used for protection against glare. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "eyeshade" in a sentence
  • "The cuts are the work of the green eyeshade folks in the administration and in Congress, whose agenda is driven largely by the politics of the budget and little or no strategic analysis."
  • "My testimony was that the merger came out of a green eyeshade stereotype for myopic city employee or consultant looking for an agency to eliminate to save nickels and give the impression that government was being streamlined."
  • "Now if you want a wonky, green eyeshade type of analysis, there are far better places you can look."