1. having very keen vision

quick-sighted as a cat

Similar to: ↑sighted
Derivationally related forms: ↑sharp-sightedness
2. keenly perceptive or alert

"quick-sighted into the faults of the time"- Leonard Bacon

Syn: ↑quick-sighted, ↑sharp-eyed
Similar to: ↑perceptive
Derivationally related forms: ↑sharp-sightedness

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/shahrp"suy"tid/, adj.
1. having keen sight.
2. having or showing mental acuteness.

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sharp-sightˈed adjective
1. Having acute sight
2. Shrewd
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Main Entry:sharp

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