four eyes


four eyes
mocking nickname for one who wears glasses

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Four Eyes! — is a children s Cartoon series, currently showing on the Nicktoons network.Plot SummaryThe series centers around an alien girl called Emma, who is sent to earth by her parents to repeat the fifth grade. The show was created by Darryl Kluskowski.… …   Wikipedia

  • Four eyes — may refer to:* A name for people who wear glasses * The Four Eyes! television show * The four eyes principle, a security precaution that requires at least two people to approve of a particular activity …   Wikipedia

  • four-eyes — four′ eyes n. pl. eyes sts Slang. a person who wears eyeglasses four′eyed , adj. Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • Four Eyes — n. [f e ] Slang a person wearing eyeglasses: a term of derision, used esp. in direct address four eyed adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • Four Eyes — n. [f e ] Slang a person wearing eyeglasses: a term of derision, used esp. in direct address four eyed adj …   English World dictionary

  • four-eyes — four ,eyes noun singular OFFENSIVE an insulting word for someone who wears GLASSES …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • four-eyes — A person who wears glasses …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • four-eyes — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun plural but singular in construction 1. : four eyed fish 2. : a person who wears glasses * * * /fawr uyz , fohr /, n., pl. four eyes. 1. Facetious or Disparaging. a person who wears eyeglasses. 2. See four eyed fish. [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • four eyes —    A term of abuse used by children to someone who wears glasses. ‘Aw, shurrup, Four Eyes!’ is addressed to a bus conductress by an urchin in Fares Please, by Edith Courtney. Occasional variants of Four Eyes include ‘Eye balls’, ‘Glass eyes’, and …   A dictionary of epithets and terms of address

  • four-eyes — n. someone who wears glasses. (Also a rude term of address.) □ Well, I’ve got to the age where I’m a four eyes. □ Hey, four eyes, betcha you can’t see this! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • four-eyes — /ˈfɔr aɪz/ (say fawr uyz) noun (plural four eyes) 1. any of several species of fishes with eyes adapted for seeing above and below water, especially the genus Anableps. 2. Colloquial a person who wears glasses …   Australian English dictionary


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