: something (such as a film) that must or should be seen
must-see adjective

Examples of must-see in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Here are some of the must-see places to add to a Sweden travel itinerary: Stockholm archipelago Gamla Stan Vasa Museum Skansen Open-Air Museum Icehotel Stockholm archipelago The archipelago in Stockholm, Sweden, is a group of thousands of islands connected by boat and ferry access. Breana Scheckwitz, Fox News, 6 June 2024 Amazon’s secret luggage sale includes tons of other must-see discounts. Clara McMahon, Peoplemag, 4 June 2024 The preseason is going to be wild — must-see TV for football dorks like me. Dieter Kurtenbach, The Mercury News, 3 June 2024 To learn all about this year’s fair — the food, the must-see exhibits, the entertainment and what’s new — read the cover story in next week’s Night & Day on Friday, June 7. Pam Kragen, San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for must-see 

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Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of must-see was in 1936

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“Must-see.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/must-see. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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