Definition of sight-read verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

sight-read

 verb
verb
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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to play or sing written music when you see it for the first time, without practicing it first
ˈsight-reader
 
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noun He's an excellent sight-reader.
ˈsight-reading
 
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noun [uncountable]
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