Share this entry

short-sighted
British English: /ʃɔːtˈsʌɪtɪd/
American English: /ˌʃɔrtˈsaɪdəd/

Translation of short-sighted in French:

adjective

  • 1 [literal] short-sighted people
    les myopes
  • 2 [figurative] (lacking foresight)
    (person)
    peu clairvoyant
    (policy, decision)
    à courte vue
    it would be very short-sighted to do
    il serait déraisonnable de faire
    to have a short-sighted attitude

Definition of short-sighted in:

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.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score: