having functional vision; not blind.
having a particular type of eyesight or perception (used in combination): sharp-sighted; clear-sighted.

Nearby words

  1. sight gag,
  2. sight rhyme,
  3. sight screen,
  4. sight unseen,
  5. sight-read,
  6. sighter,
  7. sighthole,
  8. sighthound,
  9. sighting,
  10. sightless

Origin of sighted

First recorded in 1545–55; sight + -ed3

Related forms Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for unsighted

British Dictionary definitions for unsighted



not sighted
not having a clear view
  1. (of a gun) not equipped with a sight
  2. (of a shot) not aimed by means of a sight
Derived Formsunsightedly, adverb



possessing the ability to see
(in combination) having sight of a specified kindshort-sighted
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