don't look now

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of don't look now

used in speech before a statement to tell someone to be aware of something without looking
  • Don't look now, but they're coming our way.
  • Don't look now, but I think we're being followed.

Word by Word Definitions

don't play
  1. : do not

  2. : does not

  1. : a command or entreaty not to do something

look play
  1. : to make sure or take care (that something is done)

  2. : to ascertain by the use of one's eyes

  3. : to exercise the power of vision upon : examine

  1. : the act of looking

  2. : glance

  3. : the expression of the countenance

now play
  1. : at the present time or moment

  2. : in the time immediately before the present

  3. : in the time immediately to follow : forthwith

  1. : in view of the fact that : since

  1. : the present time or moment

  1. : of or relating to the present time : existing

  2. : excitingly new

  3. : constantly aware of what is new


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