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Meaning of "four-eyes" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FOUR-EYES

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FOUR-EYES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Four-Eyes is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FOUR-EYES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of four-eyes in the English dictionary

The definition of four-eyes in the dictionary is a disparaging term of address for a person wearing spectacles.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FOUR-EYES

four-by-four
four-by-two
four-colour
four-cycle
four-deal bridge
four-dimensional
four-door
four-engined
four-eyed
four-eyed fish
four-flush
four-flusher
four-footed
four-four
four-four time
Four-H club
four-handed
four-in-hand
four-leaf clover
four-leaved clover

WORDS THAT END LIKE FOUR-EYES

a sight for sore eyes
all eyes
bedroom eyes
close one´s eyes
come-to-bed eyes
eyes
goo-goo eyes
make eyes
pull the wool over someone´s eyes
sheep´s eyes
snake eyes
up to one´s eyes

Synonyms and antonyms of four-eyes in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «four-eyes» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FOUR-EYES

Find out the translation of four-eyes to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of four-eyes from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «four-eyes» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

四眼
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cuatro ojos
570 millions of speakers

English

four-eyes
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चार आंखें
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أربع عيون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

очкарик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

quatro-olhos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চার চোখের
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

quatre yeux
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

empat mata
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vier-Augen-
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

四目
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

네 눈
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Papat mata
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bốn mắt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நான்கு கண்கள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चार डोळे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

dört göz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

quattro occhi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

cztery -oczy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

очкарик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

patru - ochi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τέσσερις - μάτια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Vier- oë
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fyra ögon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

fire -øyne
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of four-eyes

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FOUR-EYES»

The term «four-eyes» is regularly used and occupies the 100.774 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FOUR-EYES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «four-eyes» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «four-eyes» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about four-eyes

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FOUR-EYES»

Discover the use of four-eyes in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to four-eyes and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Twenty-Four Eyes: A Novel
Twenty-Four Eyes tracks the growth of twelve innocent children from childhood to adulthood through their relationship with a young school teacher.
Sakae Tsuboi, 壺井栄, 2007
2
Manolito Four-Eyes: The 3rd Volume of the Great Encyclopedia ...
Recounts the further adventures of the resourceful Manolito and his friends while on summer vacation in the Madrid neighborhood where they all live.
Elvira Lindo, 2010
3
Franky Four-Eyes
Nearly beaten, Franky clings to an inkling of an opportunity to do the right thing. Take a field trip with "Franky Four-Eyes" to see how this ruthlessly teased youngster rises to the occasion and becomes an unusual hero.
Lyn Marinello, 2007
4
Cuatro Ojos, Pelo Verdes/Green Hair And Four Eyes:
Bacteria marvel at how humans think they can create life through genetic modification, and resolve to demonstrate their own superior powers, with a guide for teachers and parents.
Gunter Pauli, 2007
5
Four Eyes 1: Forged in Flames
When Enrico's father is killed by a dragon in Great Depression-era New York, Enrico takes a job with his father's employer, Christoforo Boccioni, to help train dragons to fight for money and glory.
Joe Kelly, 2010
6
Pearl and Wagner: Four Eyes
When Wagner's eye test shows that he needs glasses, it takes him a little while--and some help from his friends--to adjust to his new look.
Kate McMullan, 2013
7
Fairy Four Eyes
Lucy is a wonderful ballet dancer, the best in the class, and all she wants to be is a famous ballet dancer.
Penny Matthews, 2007
8
Fine Feathered Four Eyes: Supernatural Rubber Chicken
Ed, the magical rubber chicken that lives with fourth-grade twins Lisa and Nate, continues his unique way of granting wishes for supernatural powers. Teacher's Guide available. Original.
D. L. Garfinkle, 2008
9
Pearl and Wagner: Four Eyes
When Wagner's eye test indicates that he needs glasses, it takes him a little while--and some help from his friends--to adjust to his new look, in the delightful fourth book in the Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor-winning series.
Kate McMullan, 2010
10
Four Eyes Are Better Than Two, Anytime
Richard L. Wood. 13.
Richard L. Wood, 2008

3 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FOUR-EYES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term four-eyes is used in the context of the following news items.
1
'Big Brother 17': Jace Agolli Regrets Bullying Steve Moses
Jace also tells Steve that everyone calls him Geek Squad McGee and four-eyes.” According to the BBN timeline, the conversation lasted ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
2
Big Brother 17 Live Feeds Week 1: Tuesday Night Highlights
Jace also tells Steve that everyone calls him Geek Squad McGee and four-eyes. 8:50 PM BBT – Whatever Jace was doing with Steve is still ... «Big Brother Network, Jul 15»
3
What's causing my blurred vision?
This takes the sting out of someone calling you four-eyes (is that still being said?) Some may cost an arm and a leg but I'm a firm believer in ... «ChicagoNow, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Four-Eyes [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/four-eyes>. Feb 2023 ».
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