Definition of "sunglass" [sun•glass]

  • A convex lens used to focus the sun's rays and produce heat, especially for ignition. (noun)
  • Eyeglasses with tinted or polarizing lenses to protect the eyes from the sun's glare. (noun)

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Use "sunglass" in a sentence
  • "Bullies at school will be met with federal agents' sunglass'd stares instead of lunch money or swirlies."
  • "Glasses $2200 with magnetic sunglasses and since he lost the last set in a year we bought an extra magnetic sunglass for an additional $400 pesos."
  • "The cost, complete with two pairs of progressive (trifocal blended) lenses (one sunglass type) and the frames was around $2500 pesos."