Word of the Day: espy

es·py transitive verb \is-ˈpī\

: to see or notice (someone or something)

es·piedes·py·ing

Full Definition of ESPY

:  to catch sight of <among the several horses … she espied the white mustang — Zane Grey>

Examples of ESPY

  1. eye I espied the squirrel making another raid on the bird feeder>

Origin of ESPY

Middle English espien, from Anglo-French espier — more at spy

First Known Use: 14th century

Related to ESPY

Synonyms
behold, catch, descry, discern, distinguish, see, eye, look (at), note, notice, observe, perceive, regard, remark, sight, spot, spy, view, witness

Definition source: http://www.merriam-webster.com

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