sightsee

verb sight·see \ ˈsīt-ˌsē \
Updated on: 8 Dec 2017

Definition of sightsee

past sightsaw play \ˈsīt-ˌsȯ\; present participle sightseeing play \ˈsīt-ˌsē-iŋ\
intransitive verb
: to go about seeing sights of interest

sightseer

play \ˈsīt-ˌsē-ər, -ˌsir\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of sightsee

back-formation from sightseeing


SIGHTSEE Defined for Kids

sightsee

verb sight·see \ ˈsīt-ˌsē \

Definition of sightsee for Students

sightsaw; sightseeing
: to go about seeing places and things of interest

sightseer

\-ˌsē-ər, -ˌsir\ noun

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