look for trouble

Definition of look for trouble

informal

  1. :  to act in a way that could cause violence or problems I could tell that he was looking for trouble as soon as he came in.

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  to ascertain by the use of one's eyes

    :  to exercise the power of vision upon :  examine

  1. :  the act of looking

    :  glance

    :  the expression of the countenance

troubleplay
  1. :  the quality or state of being troubled especially mentally

    :  public unrest or disturbance

    :  an instance of trouble

  1. :  to agitate mentally or spiritually :  worry, disturb

    :  to put to exertion or inconvenience

    :  to produce physical disorder in :  afflict


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