sightly

adjective

sight·​ly ˈsīt-lē How to pronounce sightly (audio)
1
: pleasing to the sight : attractive
2
: affording a fine view
sightliness noun
sightly adverb

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Example Sentences

the calligrapher's sightly handwriting would be desirable on the diplomas

Word History

First Known Use

1534, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of sightly was in 1534

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Cite this Entry

“Sightly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sightly. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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