watch out

verb
watched out; watching out; watches out

Definition of watch out

intransitive verb

: to be vigilant or alert : be on the lookout you'd better watch out watch out for the tree!

First Known Use of watch out

1845, in the meaning defined above

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“Watch out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/watch%20out. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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