Definition of sightseeing in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsītˌsēiNG/


The activity of visiting places of interest in a particular location: our two-week trip combines spectacular sightseeing and superb hospitality
More example sentences
  • The top activities were sightseeing, pool lounging and shopping.
  • After several hours on a bumpy road, you will be rewarded with some of the most spectacular and memorable sightseeing of your trip.
  • The package gave us the holiday feeling right to the very end, with another sightseeing tour around the city.



Example sentences
  • Passengers will then have around five hours to sightsee and explore the island before travelling back to Warrenpoint at 6.00 pm.
  • At each stop, cruisers can hike, sightsee or learn to scuba dive, snorkel, kayak or surf.
  • He sought to support himself by running guest houses for students travelling to this country to study or sightsee.

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Syllabification: sight·see·ing

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