long-sighted

adjective

long-sight·​ed ˈlȯŋ-ˌsī-təd How to pronounce long-sighted (audio)
chiefly British
long-sightedness noun chiefly British

Word History

First Known Use

1701, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of long-sighted was in 1701

Dictionary Entries Near long-sighted

Cite this Entry

“Long-sighted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/long-sighted. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

long-sighted

adjective
long-sight·​ed
variants also longsighted
chiefly British : farsighted
long-sightedness noun
also longsightedness
chiefly British
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