adjective, sight·li·er, sight·li·est.

pleasing to the sight; attractive; comely.
affording a fine view.

Origin of sightly

First recorded in 1525–35; sight + -ly
Related formssight·li·ness, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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adjective -lier or -liest

pleasing or attractive to see
US providing a pleasant view
Derived Formssightliness, noun
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