sightly


Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal, Wikipedia.

sight·ly

 (sīt′lē)
adj. sight·li·er, sight·li·est
1. Pleasing to see; visually appealing.
2. Affording a fine view; scenic.

sight′li·ness n.

sightly

(ˈsaɪtlɪ)
adj, -lier or -liest
1. pleasing or attractive to see
2. US providing a pleasant view
ˈsightliness n

sight•ly

(ˈsaɪt li)

adj. -li•er, -li•est.
1. pleasing to the sight; attractive; comely.
2. affording a fine view.
[1525–35]
sight′li•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sightly - very pleasing to the eye; "my bonny lass"; "there's a bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens"
beautiful - delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"

sightly

adjective
Translations

sightly

[ˈsaɪtlɪ] ADJ not very sightlyno muy agradable para la vista

sightly

adjansehnlich
References in classic literature ?
I like also little heaps, in the nature of mole-hills (such as are in wild heaths), to be set, some with wild thyme; some with pinks; some with germander, that gives a good flower to the eye; some with periwinkle; some with violets; some with strawberries; some with cowslips; some with daisies; some with red roses; some with lilium convallium; some with sweet-williams red; some with bear's-foot: and the like low flowers, being withal sweet and sightly.
It is a wide and deep water-course, and many sightly towns are there growing on its banks," returned the trapper; "and yet it is but a brook to the waters of the endless river.
I think it's gone to a faster game so if you had to put Noel Hickey and JJ together, maybe JJ would be just sightly ahead of him but Noel Hickey was still a fantastically strong and physical player.
Sightly (Video) : Sightly's local video advertising platform reaches target audiences on multiple screens through YouTube and other networks.
While future events will be sightly more structured, the aim is to retain a friendly, informal approach.
IF THE Chuckle Brothers being booked for a gig at the Kasbah nightspot in Hillfields seems sightly surreal, it's to a visit by the duo The comedians had a stint as customs officers for Fly Away when, according to records of Chucklevision scripts Chucklevision Grunt the gold grabber.
This system set include of different physic human and fiscal factors that by coordinated and proper action might smoooth the way of of prospertity, in order to achieve into sightly breeding.
However, the rhetoric was turned down sightly in his most recent statement, which followed the formal announcement by Birmingham and the Black Country councils.
In the premiere, she counsels a sightly pair and helps them divvy up property, including a giant Buddha head and a Paris apartment.
If the renminbi (yuan) continues to be stable or rise sightly while yuan interest rates are higher than those of major currencies, financial operations of many companies could lead to more money inflows," Guan told a news conference.
Seamus Coleman cracked a shot over as Everton were queuing up to score a second - summing up a sightly shambolic first half.
The humeral head is sightly undersized and a residual inferior osteophyte remains.