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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Relating to or being thick, bold frames for eyeglasses, originally made of horn or tortoiseshell and now often of a synthetic material, such as plastic.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
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One night, over drinks, he pointed out a dapper older gentleman wearing a dark suit and horn-rimmed glasses, standing alone by the edge of the bar counter.
We thought this was cool but it didn't hide the fact he looked so odd while waiting in the yard - a bit like Harry Worth in his tweed jacket, horn-rimmed glasses and trilby.
A smallish man with horn-rimmed glasses gently asked an attendant if he could enter a part of the House of Commons not normally open to the public.
After the show there was a knock at the door and I opened it and there he was: taller than I imagined, with the famous horn-rimmed glasses and that mysterious Mona Lisa smile that seemed to say, "I know something you don't know, and I'm probably going to write a play about it." I was terrified to meet one of my heroes in the flesh, and I think he sensed that and immediately put me at ease.
Consider something as simple as Google Trends: It will tell you much more quickly more about where Kenyas anxieties and dark desires lie than the best university researcher will.By the time the clever professor with his horn-rimmed glasses puts together his 50-page proposal with footnotes to get a research grant, then go off in his straw hat to interview people around the country, Google will long ago have rained on his party.
"He appeared to be a tall thin man with horn-rimmed glasses. He often admonished us if we were noisy or truculent."
The subtle horn-rimmed glasses hint toward serial killer math professor, and that is not ideal.
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.
Bodegon, wearing round horn-rimmed glasses and a paisley bow tie, said that with the way the prosecutors were adding witnesses and evidence, the bail hearings would take a year.