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four-eyes

noun [S] uk   /ˈfɔː.raɪz/ us    /ˈfɔː-/ informal
an offensive way of talking to someone who wears glasses
Translations of “four-eyes”
in Chinese (Traditional) 四眼兒,四眼田雞(對戴眼鏡者的冒犯性稱呼)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 四眼儿(对戴眼镜者的冒犯性称呼)…
(Definition of four-eyes from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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