- a licensed professional who practices optometry.
Origin of optometrist
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See eye doctor.
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Examples from the Web for optometrist
Although she wanted to be an optometrist, she changed her mind when she got the lead in one of her high-school plays.Vera Farmiga’s Leap of Faith
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And while you were away, the optometrist came to fit his glasses.When the Owl Cries
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Word Origin and History for optometrist
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