Definition of sight unseen in English:

sight unseen

Syllabification: sight un·seen

adverb

  • 1Without the opportunity to look at the object in question beforehand: they bought their computers sight unseen through the mail
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    • They purchased it sight unseen and before they ever went to Africa.
    • In the unlikely event that you win the pot again, without having looked at either ‘blind’ hand, you may choose to retain either (but only one), sight unseen, before the next deal.
    • After Kancher's death, his mother, Alexandra, sold the apartment to someone who bought it sight unseen.
  • 1.1Without being seen: what other treasures remain sight unseen?
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    • Despite having promised to spend hundreds of thousands making it habitable again, the landlord himself remained sight unseen.

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