Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who is affected by myopia.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A short-sighted person. Also myops.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A person having myopia; a myops.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who has myopia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person with myopia; a nearsighted person

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[French, from Late Latin myōps, near-sighted, from Greek muōps; see myopia.]

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  • I mighta knowed you'd listed this word, R. I just "made it up"! ;^)

    July 30, 2007

  • You made it up? And it's in all the dictionaries?? Good grief, oroboros--how old ARE you? ;-)

    July 30, 2007

  • My Original Face is older than OLD! ;o)

    July 30, 2007

  • And comes with its own dictionary too! :-)

    July 30, 2007