Definition of myope in English:

myope

noun

  • A short-sighted person.

    • ‘This is much appreciated by geezers, myopes, and in my case, myopic geezers.’
    • ‘The distinctive style of Impressionist painters has been attributed to myopia, and Cézanne, Degas, Pissarro, and Renoir were all known to be myopes.’
    • ‘A variant of it also affects a small handful of extreme myopes, those who have been severely short-sighted since early childhood.’
    • ‘Some reports claim that positive suggestion can significantly improve visual acuity (e.g., in myopes).’

Origin

Early 18th century: from French, via late Latin from Greek muōps, from muein to shut + ōps eye.

Pronunciation:

myope

/ˈmʌɪəʊp/