- having keen sight.
- having or showing mental acuteness.
Origin of sharp-sighted
First recorded in 1565–75
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Examples from the Web for sharp-sighted
“A worthy, honest man—not too sharp-sighted,” she said of Sir Thomas to herself.Clare Avery
Emily Sarah Holt
It could, indeed, be seen in full daylight by sharp-sighted people.The Story of the Heavens
Robert Stawell Ball
When on the hunt for prey, it is very cunning and sharp-sighted.
The most sharp-sighted eye could not have discovered his place of concealment.The Tiger Hunter
As an engineer he was clever, intelligent, sharp-sighted, and energetic.Life in a Railway Factory
- having keen vision; sharp-eyed