Definition of eyesight in English:

Share this entry

eyesight

Pronunciation: /ˈīˌsīt/

noun

A person’s ability to see: poor eyesight ended his plans for a naval career
More example sentences
  • All share some of the ailments of old age, including poor memories, fading eyesight and bad hearing.
  • With their poor eyesight and keen sense of smell, they can get dangerously close.
  • The widow, who has poor eyesight and hearing, said she had had virtually no warning before the flood waters came.
Synonyms
sight, vision, faculty of sight, ability to see, visual perception, perception

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: eye·sight

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.