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Relating to or being thick, bold frames for eyeglasses, originally made of horn or tortoiseshell and now often of a synthetic material, such as plastic.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."
'Ay, ay!' The lama mounted a pair of horn-rimmed spectacles of Chinese work.
Paul's piercingly blue eyes were magnified and blurred by horn-rimmed spectacles, so that his gaze seemed perpetually thrown forward.
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.
| Liverpool police were hunting a tall, bearded man with thick, horn-rimmed spectacles, after a late-night altercation outside a cafe in Prescot Road left a man critically ill with head injuries.
Costello's deliberately nerdy image featured horn-rimmed glasses and a suit and it's a dress code he still follows at the age of 63.
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.
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.