lookie-loo

noun
look·​ie-loo | \ˈlu̇-kē-ˈlü \
variants: or looky-loo
plural lookie-loos or looky-loos

Definition of lookie-loo 

US, informal + often disparaging

: a person who looks at something: such as

a : a person who goes somewhere or stops to look at something (such as the scene of an accident) : an intrusively curious onlooker usually plural … to discourage the thousands of lookie-loos who once jammed the street to get a glimpse of the murder scene.— David W. Myers

b : a person who looks at something for sale without intending to buy it And how should you get your old house ready for "looky-loos" as well as the serious buyers?— Roger Showley

First Known Use of lookie-loo

1977, in the meaning defined above

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