look-in

noun \ ˈlu̇k-ˌin \

Definition of look-in

1 : a chance of success
2 : a quick pass in football to a receiver running diagonally toward the center of the field

First Known Use of look-in

1653

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Definition of look-in for English Language Learners

  • : a chance to succeed or be involved in something


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