Definition of Sightseeing

1. Noun. Going about to look at places of interest.

Exact synonyms: Rubber-necking
Generic synonyms: Look, Looking, Looking At
Derivative terms: Rubberneck, Sightsee



Definition of Sightseeing

1. a. Engaged in, or given to, seeing sights; eager for novelties or curiosities.

2. n. The act of seeing sights; eagerness for novelties or curiosities.

Definition of Sightseeing

1. Noun. The practice of going out looking at things; tourism. ¹

2. Verb. (present participle of sightsee) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sightseeing

1. sightsee [v] - See also: sightsee

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sightseeing

sightline
sightlines
sightliness
sightlinesses
sightly
sightproof
sightread
sightreader
sightreading
sightreads
sights
sightsaw
sightscreen
sightscreens
sightsee
sightseeing (current term)
sightseen
sightseer
sightseers
sightsees
sightsing
sightsman
sightsmen
sightwise
sightworthy
sigil
sigillaria
sigillarias
sigillarid
sigillarids

Literary usage of Sightseeing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. St. Lucia by Don Philpott (2005)
"sightseeing sightseeing and island tours by land or sea can be organised through hotels, tour representatives or one of the many specialist tour companies ..."

2. Panama Adventure Guide by Patricia Katzman (2004)
"After passing through La Concepcion, the well-paved road curves steadily upward into the Cordillera, making the drive itself a sightseeing adventure. ..."

3. Adventure Guide to Germanyby Henk Bekker by Henk Bekker (2005)
"Adventures 300 On Foot 300 On Wheels 301 In the Air 301 On Water 301 Trier 301 Information Sources 302 Transportation 302 sightseeing 302 Cultural Events ..."

4. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"Group sightseeing Tours Several reputable companies run scheduled sightseeing tours from both sides of the island. Be sure the tour you sign up for has an ..."

5. Adventure Guide to the Bahamas by Blair Howard (2002)
"sightseeing Local operators on Grand Bahama and New Providence offer a wide ... specialized sightseeing tours and will often know more about the sights and ..."

6. Adventure Guide Scandinavia by Henrik Berezin (2006)
"sightseeing In the City One good way to see a number of the city's sights ... Start by Lilla Bommen, for example, where many of the sightseeing boats depart ..."

7. Adventure Guide to Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao by Lynne M. Sullivan (2006)
"Facts and background are displayed with the coins, so if you have an interest in world history, put this stop at the top of your sightseeing list. ..."

8. Adventure Guide to Ireland by Tina Neylon (2004)
"sightseeing in Co. Waterford The harbor and coastal routes suit walkers, ... Harbor sightseeing Route The charming fishing village of Dunmore East at the ..."

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