What does the word oculist mean?

  • An eye specialist.

  • One who occupies himself, chiefly, with the management of diseases of the eye.

  • One who treats eye diseases.

Usage examples for oculist

  1. If its owner had half that amount of dust in his eye he would be off to an oculist as fast as ever his feet would carry him. – Christopher and the Clockmakers by Sara Ware Bassett
  2. But how long the boy must wait, the oculist could not say; some months, at any rate, and perhaps a year. – The Twin Cousins by Sophie May
  3. I saw the Havana oculist clearly; his name, by all means, was Rogelio, Rogelio Mola, and he had a heavy grey moustache across his lean brown face which gave him an air of gravity that largely masked the humor, the satire, in his quick black eyes: Spanish eyes with no perceptible trace of the soft iris of Africa. – San Cristóbal de la Habana by Joseph Hergesheimer

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