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lookout

[ look-out ]
/ ˈlʊkˌaʊt /
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Origin of lookout

First recorded in 1690–1700; noun use of verb phrase look out

Definition for lookout (2 of 2)

Lookout
[ look-out ]
/ ˈlʊkˌaʊt /

noun

Cape Lookout, a sandy reef in the Outer Banks, off eastern North Carolina, southwest of Cape Hatteras: known for its lighthouse.
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British Dictionary definitions for lookout

lookout
/ (ˈlʊkˌaʊt) /

noun

verb look out (adverb, mainly intr)

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Idioms and Phrases with lookout (1 of 2)

lookout

see keep an eye out for (sharp lookout); on the lookout. Also see entries beginning with look out.

Idioms and Phrases with lookout (2 of 2)

look out

Also, watch out. Be careful, be watchful, as in Look out that you don't slip and fall on the ice, or Watch out! There's a car coming. [c. 1600] Also see look out for.

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