four-eyes


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four-eyes

n
a disparaging term of address for a person wearing spectacles
ˈfour-ˌeyed adj

four′-eyes`



n., pl. -eyes.
Slang. a person who wears eyeglasses.
four′eyed`, adj.
[1870–75]
Translations

four-eyes

[ˈfɔːraɪz] Ncuatrojos mf inv
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BERLyN (CyHAN)- Pilots around the world have expressed doubts over the so-called four-eyes rule which many airlines rushed to bring in following the Germanwings crash in which co-pilot Andreas Lubitz allegedly locked the pilot out of the cockpit and flew the plane into an Alpine mountain.
You imagine the history of haranguing this poor kid had endured four-eyes, or whatever they called her.
If Mike, Dave and John go out, they will affectionately refer to each other as Fat-Boy, Four-eyes and Bert.
Old Four-Eyes is so aggressively overemotional that she hates anyone with a stiff upper lip.
An example of the mail guards used in Operation Blinding Storm were: (1) Secure mail guard at COMUSNAVEUR connecting the SIPRNET and the classified United Kingdom national network Combat Support Systems (CSS); (2) Pacific Region Network Operations Center connecting SIPRNET with the Combined Enterprise Regional Information Exchange System (CENTRIXS) Four-Eyes (United Kingdom, United States, Canada and Australia); and (3) Global Reach Interactive Fully Functional Information Network (GRIFFIN) connecting SIPRNET to several other nations' national classified systems.
He told the jury: "I said `Hold on a minute, fella, there's a queue here' and he said `Hey four-eyes, get a life