Definition of short sight noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


short sight

BrE BrE//ˌʃɔːt ˈsaɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌʃɔːrt ˈsaɪt//
(also short-sightedness) (especially British English) (North American English nearsightedness) [uncountable]
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the ability to see things clearly only if they are very close to you She suffered from short sight. opposite long-sightedness compare short-sightedness (1)