Definition of sight-reader in US English:



  • See sight-read

    • ‘I have always considered myself a fairly good sight-reader, once I have my note, but I sometimes battle to find the first note.’
    • ‘Younger singers, competent sight-readers, and especially tenors (something many choirs have trouble finding) will be very welcome.’
    • ‘Proficient instrumental sight-readers develop a good grasp of intervallic relationships and the rhythmic shaping of phrases as well as sensitivity to dynamics and other expression marks.’
    • ‘My vision is to have a renewed interest in creating better music sight-readers.’
    • ‘My position was also different from other students' because I was a rather good pianist and sight-reader.’



/ˈsaɪt ˌridər/