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Definition of sight-read verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

sight-read

verb
/ˈsaɪt rid/ sight-read pronunciation American
[transitive, intransitive] sight-read (something)
 
to play or sing written music when you see it for the first time, without practicing it first
sight-reader
sight-reader pronunciation American
nounHe's an excellent sight-reader.
sight-reading
sight-reading pronunciation American
noun [uncountable]