Definitions for sightseeingˈsaɪtˌsi ɪŋ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sight•see•ingˈsaɪtˌsi ɪŋ(n.)

  1. the act of visiting and seeing places and things of interest.

  2. (adj.)seeing, showing, or used for visiting sights:

    a sightseeing bus.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sightseeing, rubber-necking(noun)

    going about to look at places of interest

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. sightseeing(noun)ˈsaɪtˌsi ɪŋ

    the activity of looking at interesting buildings, streets, etc. in a place you are visiting

    a day of sightseeing in Istanbul


  1. sightseeing(Noun)

    The practice of going out looking at things; tourism.

    Sightseeing is a frequent reason to visit San Francisco.

Translations for sightseeing

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


visiting the chief buildings, places of interest etc of an area

They spent a lot of their holiday sight-seeing in London; (also adjective) a sight-seeing tour.

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