sunglasses etymology

English word sunglasses comes from English glasses, English sun

Detailed word origin of sunglasses

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
glasses English (eng) Spectacles, frames bearing two lenses worn in front of the eyes.
sun English (eng) (astronomy) A star, especially when seen as the centre of any single solar system.. (cartomancy) The thirty-first Lenormand card.. (chiefly, literary) Sunrise or sunset.. (figurative) Something like the sun in brightness or splendor.. The light and warmth which is received from the sun.. The nineteenth trump/major arcana card of the Tarot. The star that the Earth revolves around and from [...]
sunglasses English (eng) (colloquial) A person wearing sunglasses. Tinted glasses worn to protect the eyes from the sun.