Sight-seeing
Sight-seeing Sight"-see`ing, n. The act of seeing sights; eagerness for novelties or curiosities. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sight-seeing — Sight see ing, a. Engaged in, or given to, seeing sights; eager for novelties or curiosities. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sight-seeing — I. ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: sight (I) + seeing, present participle of see (after the phrase see the sights) : engaged in, devoted to, or used for seeing sights sight seeing trip sight seeing buses …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sight-seeing — Turistrundrejse …   Danske encyklopædi

  • sight-seeing — see sightseeing …   English dictionary

  • Omni Sight Seeing — Studio album by Haruomi Hosono Released 1989 …   Wikipedia

  • sight-see — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ intransitive verb Etymology: back formation from sight seeing : to go about seeing sights of interest …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sight — (s[imac]t), n. [OE. sight, si[thorn]t, siht, AS. siht, gesiht, gesih[eth], gesieh[eth], gesyh[eth]; akin to D. gezicht, G. sicht, gesicht, Dan. sigte, Sw. sigt, from the root of E. see. See {See}, v. t.] 1. The act of seeing; perception of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sight draft — Sight Sight (s[imac]t), n. [OE. sight, si[thorn]t, siht, AS. siht, gesiht, gesih[eth], gesieh[eth], gesyh[eth]; akin to D. gezicht, G. sicht, gesicht, Dan. sigte, Sw. sigt, from the root of E. see. See {See}, v. t.] 1. The act of seeing;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sight — [sīt] n. [ME siht < OE (ge)siht < base of seon, to SEE1] 1. a) something seen; view b) a remarkable or spectacular view; spectacle c) a thing worth seeing usually used in pl. [the sights of the city] …   English World dictionary

  • sight — ► NOUN 1) the faculty or power of seeing. 2) the action or fact of seeing someone or something. 3) the area or distance within which someone can see or something can be seen. 4) a thing that one sees or that can be seen. 5) (sights) places of… …   English terms dictionary

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