Definition of Bespectacled

1. Adjective. Wearing, or having the face adorned with, eyeglasses or an eyeglass. "The monocled gentleman"

Exact synonyms: Monocled, Spectacled
Similar to: Adorned, Decorated



Definition of Bespectacled

1. Adjective. Wearing spectacles (glasses). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bespectacled

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bespectacled

bespatters
bespattle
bespawl
bespawled
bespawling
bespawls
bespeak
bespeaker
bespeakers
bespeaking
bespeaks
bespeckle
bespeckled
bespeckles
bespeckling
bespectacled (current term)
besped
bespeed
bespeeds
bespell
bespelled
bespelling
bespells
bespend
bespew
bespewed
bespewing
bespews
bespice
bespiced

Literary usage of Bespectacled

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1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"bespectacled, fitted with spectacles, and so dim-sighted. It is impossible that a white-veiled, lank, and bespectacled duenna should move or excite a wanton ..."

2. The Works of A. Conan Doyle by Arthur Conan Doyle (1902)
"Tall and short, tweed coated and black, round-shouldered, bespectacled and slim, they crowded with clatter of feet and rattle of sticks through the hospital ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1912)
"They are probably the finest copies extant of these important items of Americana. A small, bespectacled girl of not more than thirteen years created a mild ..."

4. American Public Health Protection by Henry Bixby Hemenway, Edwin Frederick Bowers, Mary Sewall Gardner (1916)
"This really important matter has been largely ignored by orthodox science, as unworthy the profound consideration of bespectacled wisdom. ..."

5. Library Journal by American Library Association, Library Association, Richard Rogers Bowker, Charles Ammi Cutter (1908)
"Behold I In yonder man bespectacled, to outward Studious, so grave of mien, in him An object worthy your endeavor; child, He reads his novel daily; nay, ..."

6. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1922)
"The Rome correspondent of the Times gives a picture of Cardinal Gasquet at his work: — Down a long room -where a dozen bespectacled students of all ages sat ..."

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