look a sight

look a sight

To be very disheveled, ugly, or untidy in appearance. I'd invite you in for a cup of tea, but the house looks a sight at the moment. I'm so embarrassed—I must have looked a sight when I opened the door this morning!
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look a ˈsight

(old-fashioned, British English) be ugly or untidy: She looked a real sight. A yellow hat, pink dress, black stockings, blue shoes.Your bedroom looks a sight. Go and tidy it.
See also: look, sight