American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Informal An astronomer.
- n. An astrologer.
- n. A daydreamer.
- n. Any of various bottom-dwelling marine percoid fishes of the families Uranoscopidae and Dactyloscopidae, having eyes on the top of the head.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who gazes; at the stars; especially, an astrologer, or, humorously, an astronomer.
- n. A book-name of fishes of the family Uranoscopidæ: so called from the vertical eyes. The name originally designated Uranoscopus europæus. Astroscopus guttatus is a common stargazer of the United States.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who gazes at the stars; an astrologer; sometimes, in derision or contempt, an astronomer.
- n. (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of spiny-rayed marine fishes belonging to Uranoscopus, Astroscopus, and allied genera, of the family
Uranoscopidæ. The common species of the Eastern United States are Astroscopus anoplus, and Astroscopus guttatus. So called from the position of the eyes, which look directly upward.
- n. heavy-bodied marine bottom-lurkers with eyes on flattened top of the head
- n. someone indifferent to the busy world
- n. a physicist who studies astronomy
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