lookdown

noun look·down \ ˈlu̇k-ˌdau̇n \

Definition of lookdown

: a silvery carangid fish (Selene vomer) chiefly of the Atlantic having a laterally compressed deep body and steeply sloping facial profile

First Known Use of lookdown

circa 1882

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look down

verb

Definition of look down

1 : to be in a position that affords a downward view
2 : to regard with contempt : despise used with on or upon

First Known Use of look down

14th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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