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

  • n. One who is affected by myopia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who has myopia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A person having myopia; a myops.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A short-sighted person. Also myops.

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

  • n. a person with myopia; a nearsighted person


French, from Late Latin myōps, near-sighted, from Greek muōps; see myopia.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)



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

    July 30, 2007

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

    July 30, 2007

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

    July 30, 2007

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

    July 30, 2007