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/ ˈwɒtʃˌaʊt /
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the act of looking out for or anticipating something; lookout: Keep a watchout for dishonest behavior.



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Origin of watchout

1880–85, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase watch out
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British Dictionary definitions for watchout

watch out


(intr, adverb) to be careful or on one's guard

noun watchout

a less common word for lookout (def. 1)
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Idioms and Phrases with watchout

watch out

see look out; watch it.

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