Definition of "visor" []

  • A piece projecting from the front of a cap or an elastic headband to shade or protect the eyes. (noun)
  • A fixed or movable shield against glare attached above the windshield of an automotive vehicle. (noun)
  • The front piece of the helmet of a suit of armor, capable of being raised and lowered and designed to protect the eyes, nose, and forehead. (noun)
  • A means of concealment or disguise; a mask. (noun)
  • To provide or protect with a visor. (verb-transitive)
  • A transparent flap on a helmet that can be pulled down to protect the face (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.

  • A piece of armour fixed or hinged to the helmet to protect the face and with slits for the eyes (noun)
  • A small movable screen used as protection against glare from the sun, esp one attached above the windscreen of a motor vehicle (noun)
  • A mask or any other means of disguise or concealment (noun)
  • To cover, provide, or protect with a visor; shield (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "visor" in a sentence
  • "When she was on that vacation trying to hide with the blacked out McCain visor she looked like crap and had probably had something done."
  • "Someone please proffer a reasonable, rational explanation as to why Palinbot wearing a blank visor is less recognizable than Palinbot wearing a visor with McCain's name on it."
  • "The woman cannot afford to buy a new, plain visor for her vacation after her book tour?"