to play or sing written music when you see it for the first time, without practicing it firstverbjump to other results
NAmE//ˈsaɪt rid//[transitive, intransitive]sight-read (something)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sight-read he / she / it sight-reads past simple sight-read -ing form sight-reading
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noun He's an excellent sight-reader.
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