slang

Examples of out-of-sight in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But one street over and out-of-sight, excavating equipment began picking up the damage. Stephanie Kuzydym, The Courier-Journal, 16 Mar. 2024 The idea has been condemned by advocates as an out-of-sight, out-of-mind approach that will lead to further criminalization of homeless people. Lawrence Mower, Miami Herald, 5 Mar. 2024 The school’s problems, aside from its out-of-sight, out-of-mind location, began with water. Richard Selcer, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 17 Feb. 2024 The two tables also have secret compartments for convenient storage that’s out-of-sight. Stephanie Osmanski, Better Homes & Gardens, 25 Oct. 2023 Bobby opted for a console filled with entertainment essentials rather than a bar cart; the out-of-sight storage helps keep the space tidy. Ella Field, Better Homes & Gardens, 22 Sep. 2023 Those include prioritizing the city core for cleanup while paying far less heed to deterioration at more remote locations and conducting thousands of sweeps that – in tandem with a dearth of shelter beds, transitional and affordable housing – push people into out-of-sight places. Gwozniac, oregonlive, 30 July 2023 Their wide wings angle upward so that out-of-sight arrays of photovoltaic solar panels absorb maximum sunlight that is converted to electricity and sent to the grid. Zahid Sardar, New York Times, 4 May 2023 These out-of-sight times are a tremendously fraught mystery for parents. Phillip MacIak, WIRED, 7 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1876, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of out-of-sight was in 1876

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“Out-of-sight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out-of-sight. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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