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sightsee

[ sahyt-see ]
/ ˈsaɪtˌsi /
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verb (used without object)

to go about seeing places and things of interest: In Rome, we only had two days to sightsee.

verb (used with object)

to go about seeing the major sights of: We had only two days to sightsee Rome.

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Origin of sightsee

1825–35; back formation from sightseer or sightseeing

OTHER WORDS FROM sightsee

sightseer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for sightsee

sightsee
/ (ˈsaɪtˌsiː) /

verb -sees, -seeing, -saw or -seen

informal to visit the famous or interesting sights of (a place)

Derived forms of sightsee

sightseer, noun
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