Definition of iridologist in US English:

iridologist

noun

  • See iridology

    • ‘An iridologist can do an examination with nothing more than an iridology map, a magnifying glass, and a flashlight.’
    • ‘No wonder they're running to alternative medicine and paying good money to iridologists, aromatherapists and homosexualpaths to cure their cancer.’
    • ‘If the customers then wish to purchase treatment that is not beneficial they will of course be free to do so and the homoeopaths, iridologists, colonic irrigationists, and the rest can flourish.’
    • ‘His first study was in iridology, diagnosis by examining the iris of the eye, where he tested five iridologists on whether they could diagnose gallstones as easily as they claimed.’
    • ‘As far as iridology is concerned, it doesn't matter whether the iris, sclera, eyelid or the nostril are examined.’

Pronunciation

iridologist

/ˌirəˈdäləjəst//ˌɪrəˈdɑlədʒəst/