Viewy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Viewy Having peculiar views; fanciful; visionary; unpractical; as, a viewy person.
    • Viewy Spectacular; pleasing to the eye or the imagination. "A government intent on showy absurdities and viewy enterprises rather than solid work."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • viewy Holding, or prone to hold, peculiar views: given to views or schemes that are speculative rather than practical; holding the notions of a doctrinaire; visionary.
    • viewy Showy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Viewy (coll.) holding opinions vague or purely speculative
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. vuevu, pa.p. of voir—L. vidēre, to see.

Usage

In literature:

That is, he was "viewy," in a bad sense of the word.
"Loss and Gain" by John Henry Newman
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In news:

REAL ESTATE- ON THE BLOCK- Wood and rivers: Waynesboro's world offers viewy perks.
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