Definition of Sightread

1. Verb. Perform music from a score without having seen the score before. "He is a brilliant pianist but he cannot sightread"

Exact synonyms: Sight-read
Category relationships: Music
Generic synonyms: Perform
Specialized synonyms: Sight-sing, Sightsing
Derivative terms: Sightreader



Definition of Sightread

1. Verb. To perform (music or other art) without rehearsal but on first viewing of a text. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sightread

sighthounds
sighting
sightings
sightless
sightlessly
sightlessness
sightlessnesses
sightlier
sightliest
sightline
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sightliness
sightlinesses
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sightread (current term)
sightreader
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sights
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sightscreen
sightscreens
sightsee
sightseeing
sightseen
sightseer
sightseers
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sightsing

Literary usage of Sightread

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1. Social Security Programs in the U. S. by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"Thus, we have the paradoxical finding that it is much easier to sightread piano music while repeating back oral sentences (using two different ..."

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