a sight to see/behold

Definition of a sight to see/behold

:an amazing or wonderful thing to see
  • The birth of the calf was a sight to see/behold.

Word by Word Definitions

sight play
  1. : something that is seen : spectacle

  2. : a thing regarded as worth seeing

  3. : something ludicrous or disorderly in appearance

  1. : to get or catch sight of

  2. : to look at through or as if through a sight

  3. : to aim by means of sights

  1. : based on recognition or comprehension without previous study

  2. : payable on presentation

see play
  1. : to perceive by the eye

  2. : to perceive or detect as if by sight

  3. : to have experience of : undergo

  1. : cathedra

  2. : a cathedral town

  3. : a seat of a bishop's office, power, or authority

behold play
  1. : to perceive through sight or apprehension : see

  2. : to gaze upon : observe

  3. used in the imperative especially to call attention


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