Definition of optometrist in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɒpˈtɒmɪtrɪst/


A person who practises optometry.
Example sentences
  • Now, there are only 5,000 optometrists, 15,000 ophthalmic surgeons and 25,000 opticians.
  • In Britain, there are two types of opticians - optometrists and dispensing opticians.
  • We also ran a popular vision screening with an on-site optometrist who distributed donated eyeglasses that students had collected.

Words that rhyme with optometrist

psychometrist, sociometrist
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