[ sahyt-reed ]
/ ˈsaɪtˌrid /
verb (used with or without object), sight-read [sahyt-red] /ˈsaɪt rɛd/, sight-read·ing [sahyt-ree-ding] /ˈsaɪtˌri dɪŋ/.
to read, play, or sing without previous practice, rehearsal, or study of the material to be treated: to sight-read music; to sight-read another language.
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- sight for sore eyes, a,
- sight gag,
- sight rhyme,
- sight screen,
- sight unseen,
Origin of sight-read
First recorded in 1900–05
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/ (ˈsaɪtˌriːd) /
verb -reads, -reading or -read (-ˌrɛd)
to sing or play (music in a printed or written form) without previous preparation
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