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look

noun

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  1. 1 facial appearance regarded as an indication of mood or feeling you should have seen the look on your face when we yelled “Surprise!” Synonyms cast, countenance, expression, face, visage Related Words frown, grimace, lower (also lour), mouth, pout, scowl; grin, smile; air, appearance, aspect, bearing, demeanor, manner, mien, presence

  2. 2 an instance of looking especially briefly she gave the junk mail a quick look before throwing it in the wastebasket Synonyms cast, eye, gander, glance, glimpse, peek, peep, regard, sight, view Related Words gape, gaze, glare, leer, ogle, stare; side-glance; squinny, squint; coup d'oeil

  3. 3 the outward form of someone or something especially as indicative of a quality the bride's father has the look of a prosperous businessman Synonyms aspect, dress, figure, garb, appearance, mien, outside, presence, regard [archaic]Related Words air, attitude, bearing, behavior, comportment, demeanor, deportment, manner, poise, pose; carriage, posture, stance; cast, mold, shape, turn; color, coloring, complexion; countenance, face, features, habit, habitus, person [archaic], physiognomy, superficies, visage

  4. 4 looks pl  the qualities in a person or thing that as a whole give pleasure to the senses a supermodel's career tends to be entirely based on her exceptional good looks Synonyms aesthetics (also esthetics), attractiveness, beauteousness, beautifulness, comeliness, cuteness, fairness, gorgeousness, handsomeness, looks, loveliness, prettiness, sightlinessRelated Words allure, appeal, attraction, fascination, glamour (also glamor); charm, delightfulness, elegance, exquisiteness, gloriousness, radiance, radiancy, resplendence, resplendency, splendidness, splendiferousness, sublimeness, sublimity, superbness; desirability, desirableness, foxiness, lusciousness, nubility, pulchritude, seductiveness, sex appeal, sexiness, shapeliness, tastiness, toothsomeness, yumminess; flawlessness, perfection; daintiness, delicacy; flamboyance, flashiness, glossiness, showiness, slickness, splashinessNear Antonyms disagreeableness, dreadfulness, foulness, ghastliness, horribleness, loathsomeness, nastiness, offensiveness, repellency, repulsiveness, terribleness, vileness; blemish, flaw, imperfectionAntonyms grotesqueness, hideousness, homeliness, plainness, ugliness, unattractiveness, unbecomingness, unloveliness, unsightliness


look

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of look

  1. 1 to give the impression of being it looks like it might rain Synonyms act, appear, come across (as), come off (as), feel, seem, make, soundRelated Words dissemble, pretend; recall, resemble, suggest; hint, imply, insinuate

  2. 2 to make known (as an idea, emotion, or opinion) the music teacher looked her displeasure with a fierce frown Synonyms air, expound, give, express, raise, sound, state, vent, ventilate, voiceRelated Words advertise, announce, declare, enounce, enunciate, proclaim, say; broadcast, circulate, disseminate, publish; describe, write, write up; sound off, speak out, speak up; chime in; communicate, convey, put across, put over; offer, submitNear Antonyms censor, restrain, restrictAntonyms stifle, suppress

  3. 3 to have in mind as a purpose or goal they were looking to make a fast buck Synonyms aim, allow [chiefly Southern & Midland], aspire, calculate, contemplate, design, go [chiefly Southern & Midland], intend, mean, meditate, plan, propose, purport, purposeRelated Words dream, hope, wish; consider, debate, mull (over), ponder; attempt, endeavor, strive, struggle, try; plot, scheme; accomplish, achieve, effect, execute, perform


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