horn-rimmed


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horn-rimmed

 (hôrn′rĭmd′)
adj.
Relating to or being thick, bold frames for eyeglasses, originally made of horn or tortoiseshell and now often of a synthetic material, such as plastic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.horn-rimmed - having the frame made of horn or tortoise shell or plastic that simulates either; "horn-rimmed glasses"
rimmed - having a rim or a rim of a specified kind; "do you wear rimmed or rimless glasses?"
Translations

horn-rimmed

[ˈhɔːnrɪmd] ADJ [spectacles] → de concha, de carey

horn-rimmed

[ˈhɔːnˈrɪmd] adj (spectacles) → con la montatura di tartaruga
References in classic literature ?
He was a short, rather thick-set man, with firm jaws and keen blue eyes, carefully dressed in somewhat old-fashioned style, with horn-rimmed eyeglass hung about his neck with a black ribbon.
Fentolin continued, as he took up the menu and criticised it through his horn-rimmed eyeglass, "that is what I have been, without a doubt.
The lama mounted a pair of horn-rimmed spectacles of Chinese work.
She's arguably been on the biggest and most interesting journey of anyone in the show, although Shelagh's horn-rimmed glasses have remained a constant.
She added a third character, a mischievous Cupid, performed by dancer Stephanie Drochard, bedecked with pigtails and horn-rimmed spectacles.
So this newest generation of potential advisory clients is up to their horn-rimmed glasses in long term-debt, is using high-interest short-term debt and their retirement accounts to make ends meet, and not surprisingly, lacks the financial savvy to sort it all out.
The origin of my interest in corporate names began years ago when I still had dark hair, long sideburns and horn-rimmed glasses.
In the hipster enclave of Tiong Bahru, 20-somethings in batik shirts and horn-rimmed glasses gather in cafes with bare concrete floors and marble-top tables.
Time periods crossbreed in "Sexus," too: flapper haircuts and -1950s-style horn-rimmed glasses; psychoanalysis-type notepads and iPhones.
o fame is impressively told in an enjoyable two hours of hit-after-hit, doing justice to star once told he had the sex appeal of a telegraph pole, but who went on to win global admiration while making those black horn-rimmed specs his trademark.