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lookout

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noun look·out \ˈlu̇k-ˌau̇t\

Simple Definition of lookout

  • : a person who watches an area and warns others if there is danger

  • : a high place or structure from which you can see a wide area

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lookout

  1. 1 :  one engaged in keeping watch :  watchman

  2. 2 :  an elevated place or structure affording a wide view for observation

  3. 3 :  a careful looking or watching <on the lookout>

  4. 4 :  view, outlook

  5. 5 :  a matter of care or concern

Examples of lookout in a sentence

  1. The troops posted a lookout for the night.

  2. The mountain road had several lookouts where you could enjoy the view.



1699

First Known Use of lookout

1699



LOOKOUT Defined for Kids

lookout

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noun look·out \ˈlu̇k-ˌau̇t\

Definition of lookout for Students

  1. 1 :  a careful watch for something expected or feared <Be on the lookout for trouble.>

  2. 2 :  a high place from which a wide view is possible

  3. 3 :  a person who keeps watch





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