- any person afflicted with myopia
Word Origin for myope
Examples from the Web for myope
Historical Examples of myope
I am a very small person; and when young, was very dark, with the large alarming eyes of a myope.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 2
Word Origin and History for myope
"short-sighted person," 1728, from French myope "short-sighted" (16c.), from Late Latin myop-, from Greek myops "short-sighted" (see myopia).
- One who is affected by myopia.