1. having very keen vision

quick-sighted as a cat

Similar to: ↑sighted
Derivationally related forms: ↑sharp-sightedness (for: ↑sharp-sighted)
2. capable of seeing to a great distance
Syn: ↑eagle-eyed, ↑farseeing, ↑longsighted
Similar to: ↑farsighted, ↑presbyopic
Derivationally related forms: ↑longsightedness (for: ↑longsighted)

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