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optometrist

[ op-tom-i-trist ]

noun

  1. a licensed professional who practices optometry.


optometrist

/ ɒpˈtɒmɪtrɪst /

noun

  1. a person who is qualified to examine the eyes and prescribe and supply spectacles and contact lenses Also called (esp Brit)ophthalmic optician Compare optician ophthalmologist


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Word History and Origins

Origin of optometrist1

First recorded in 1900–05; optometr(y) + -ist

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Example Sentences

After all, doctors, dentists and optometrists spend a lot of their time correcting genetically based inequalities.

You can go to your optometrist and ask for the whole package of eye-goodies, but you don’t have to splurge to get these benefits—at $7, the pair I use is stylish and won’t break the bank.

Keeping that in mind, we wanted to make sure that we also recognized that a lot of people that would typically shop brick and mortar or shop at optometrists no longer had that option when everything shut down.

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To prevent the need for ever-thicker lenses, optometrists promote the 20-20-20 rule.

Although she wanted to be an optometrist, she changed her mind when she got the lead in one of her high-school plays.

The 59-year-old former optometrist is likely to become the first Republican to hold the seat since Reconstruction.

And while you were away, the optometrist came to fit his glasses.

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