- pleasing to the sight; attractive; comely.
- affording a fine view.
Origin of sightly
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Examples from the Web for sightly
"Yon is a sightly point for a town," said Warren pointing to Watson's Hill.Standish of Standish
Jane G. Austin
Thornton can get it cured for you at Glen City and it will be a sightly present for your father.The Story of Wool
Sara Ware Bassett
But for a that, a sightly lad like you might put up wi her, Watty.The Entail
One of these sightly nights Bijah found voice, if not language.Narcissa, or the Road to Rome
Laura E. Richards
Before placing it in the press the last time the common practice is to pare the edges smooth and sightly.
- pleasing or attractive to see
- US providing a pleasant view
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