sightly

adjective
sight·​ly | \ˈsīt-lē \

Definition of sightly 

1 : pleasing to the sight : attractive

2 : affording a fine view

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Other Words from sightly

sightliness noun
sightly adverb

Examples of sightly in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of sightly

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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