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Meaning of lookout by Wiktionary Dictionary

lookout


    Noun

    lookout ( plural: lookouts )

    1. A vantage point with a view of the surrounding area .
    2. A person on watch for approaching enemy, police, etc .
      The raid failed when the lookout noticed the enemy group .

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    • lookout in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
    • lookout in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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    look out

    By Wiktionary ( 2012/05/10 03:12 UTC Version )

    Verb

    look out ( third-person singular simple present looks out present participle looking out, simple past and past participle looked out )

    1. ( intransitive ) To look from within to the outside
      Look out, and you will see the rain has stopped .
    2. ( intransitive, idiomatic ) Be vigilant and aware .
      While you're in the city center, look out for the dodgy street vendors .
    3. ( transitive ) To find by looking: to hunt out.

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    look-out

    By Wiktionary ( 2010/06/11 12:04 UTC Version )

    Noun

    look-out ( plural: look-outs )

    1. Alternative spelling of lookout .

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Explanation of lookout by Wordnet Dictionary

lookout


    Noun
    1. the act of looking out

    2. a structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings

    3. an elevated post affording a wide view

    4. a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event