Wearing glasses.

The Commissioner, ascetic-looking, an Oxford graduate, narrow-shouldered and elderly, tired-eyed and bespectacled like the scholar he was, like the scientist he was, shrugged his shoulders.

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  • bespectacled — 1742, pp. adj. from BE (Cf. be ) + SPECTACLES (Cf. spectacles) …   Etymology dictionary

  • bespectacled — [bē spek′tə kəld] adj. wearing spectacles …   English World dictionary

  • bespectacled — [[t]bɪspe̱ktək(ə)ld[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Someone who is bespectacled is wearing glasses. [WRITTEN] Mr Merrick was a slim, quiet, bespectacled man …   English dictionary

  • bespectacled monocled spectacled — decorated decorated adj. having decorations. [Narrower terms: {beaded, beady, bejeweled, bejewelled, bespangled, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly}; {bedaubed}; {bespectacled, monocled, spectacled}; {braided}; {brocaded,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bespectacled — adjective Date: 1742 wearing spectacles …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bespectacled — /bi spek teuh keuhld/, adj. wearing eyeglasses. [1735 45; BE + SPECTACLED] * * * …   Universalium

  • bespectacled — be|spec|ta|cled [bıˈspektəkəld] adj formal wearing glasses …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bespectacled — be|spec|ta|cled [ bı spektəkld ] adjective FORMAL wearing glasses …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bespectacled — be·spec·ta·cled || bɪ spektÉ™kld adj. wearing glasses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bespectacled — adjective wearing glasses …   English new terms dictionary

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