Definition of Coke-bottle in English:



North American informal as modifier
  • Denoting very thick lenses for glasses, or glasses with such lenses.

    • ‘Jillie took in the thick Coke-bottle glasses, the dark hair that went every which way but down.’
    • ‘In high school I took driver's ed from a guy who wore Coke-bottle glasses and blasted gospel music as we swerved and veered in his Chevy Celebrity.’
    • ‘Put away the geeky guy with Coke-bottle glasses and a pocket protector stereotype: turns out that more women than men are playing online games.’
    • ‘You can almost hear his Coke-bottle glasses fogging up with fear.’
    • ‘His monologue drew another specialist to his side: Grigory Yeryomkin, a researcher at Moscow State University, whose Coke-bottle glasses sat askew on his face.’
    • ‘If you don't think the Buckeyes are the best team in the Big Ten, then you must think it's OK to go out in public wearing Coke-bottle glasses, white socks and black shoes.’
    • ‘Eyes exist behind Coke-bottle glasses, pupils droopy from one too many ‘graphic novels.’’
    • ‘When I was six, I had Coke-bottle glasses, ill-fitting slacks and I played with Transformers.’
    • ‘His dry English wit combined with Coke-bottle glasses equals excellent comedy.’
    • ‘Wanamaker, dressed down in Coke-bottle glasses, adds a bit of bumbling good nature.’
    • ‘It sounds more like a chubby schoolboy in shorts and Coke-bottle glasses.’
    • ‘Coaxing Dan to conquer his demons is his therapist, played by an almost unrecognizable Mel Gibson in a hammy bald wig and Coke-bottle glasses.’
    • ‘One can easily imagine an elderly person with Coke-bottle specs and a bit of a palsy shake having some trouble with the set-up, as alleged by Florida Democrats.’