Gain access to thousands of additional definitions and advanced search features—ad free! JOIN NOW
Recent Examples on the Web
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'oculist.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1
French oculiste, from Latin oculus
Keep scrolling for more
Resources for oculist
Time Traveler for oculist
See more words from the same year
More Definitions for oculist
More from Merriam-Webster on oculist
Spanish Central: Translation of oculist
Nglish: Translation of oculist for Spanish Speakers
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about oculist
Comments on oculist
What made you want to look up oculist? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).
a generally accepted meaning of a word
Get Word of the Day daily email!
Great Scrabble Words—A Quiz
Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?
Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.
Trump speculates on Saudi journalist's fate
Trump muses about Ivanka UN appointment
McConnell motions for Kavanaugh vote
Kavanaugh advances to Senate floor
Ford testifies in front of Senate
Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!
These words mean what?
When adjectives drift into noun territory
Notes on a new Halloween classic
Etymology on the cutting edge.
And is one way more correct than the others?
The story of an imaginary word that managed to sneak past our editors and enter the dictionary.
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
The awkward case of 'his or her'
Words to improve your Scrabble game
Do you know which word is older?
A game of winding words.