Origin of lookout
Definition for lookout (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for lookout
In August 2010, a formal “Be on the Lookout” list was created instructing staff to flag applications of tea party groups.
And later it came out that the word “progressive” was also used to flag applications on another IRS “Be on the Lookout” list.
Kyle was said to have served only as a lookout while the others jumped.Hero or Criminal? James Brady, the WTC Ironworker Who Jumped Off the Building|Michael Daly|March 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sometime afterward he got in his Jeep and drove the winding road to Hanapepe lookout.Doug Kenney: The Odd Comic Genius Behind ‘Animal House’ and National Lampoon|Robert Sam Anson|March 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Holcomb is a leading pitchman, and is always on the lookout for talent in unexpected places.Is It Really That Easy to be an Olympic Bobsledder?|Kevin Fixler|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yet that is how he managed to live through the lonely days he spent up there in the lookout station.The Lookout Man|B. M. Bower
After making what he considered a bad beginning politically, young Lincoln was on the lookout for a "business chance."The Story of Young Abraham Lincoln|Wayne Whipple
Nor was my perturbation decreased by the reëntrance of the lookout some half hour after he had gone out.More Tish|Mary Roberts Rinehart
He was always on the lookout for her as he went about the town, always vaguely expecting her as he sat in his office at night.Song of the Lark|Willa Cather
The old hermit, or some of his new friends, may be on the lookout.Tom Fairfield in Camp|Allen Chapman
British Dictionary definitions for lookout
verb look out (adverb, mainly intr)
Idioms and Phrases with lookout
see keep an eye out for (sharp lookout); on the lookout. Also see entries beginning with look out.