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verb (used without object)
  1. to go about seeing places and things of interest: In Rome, we only had two days to sightsee.
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verb (used with object)
  1. 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
Related formssight·se·er, noun
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Related Words for sightsee

travel, swing, explore, cruise, fly, trek, sail, proceed, migrate, move, visit, drive, cross, carry, tour, transmit, vacation, go, walk, wander

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British Dictionary definitions for sightsee


verb -sees, -seeing, -saw or -seen
  1. informal to visit the famous or interesting sights of (a place)
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Derived Formssightseer, noun
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