"sight" Definition

  1. “to take a SIGHT at a person,” a vulgar action employed by boys and others to denote incredulity, or contempt for authority, by placing the thumb against the nose and extending the fingers, which are agitated in token of derision. “The sacristan he says no word that indicates a doubt, But he puts his finger to his nose, and spreads his fingers out.” _Nell Cook._

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Position in the dictionary: 3143 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: silly season, silver beggar, sim, simon, simon pure, simpkin, simpson, sing out, sing small, sing-song
Previous words in the dictionary: sift, side-boards, side, sickener, sick as a horse, sices, si quis, shyster, shy., shy

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