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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of keeping watch; A structure commanding a wide view of its surroundings; An elevated post affording a wide view; A person employed to watch for something to happen.

Usage examples (34)
  • A guard and lookout from the English fleet were stationed on the Portuguese to watch the "Constellation."
  • Here were the first boats we began work on; but, first of all, I called in the lookout from the forecastle-head.
  • They look fabulous when your lookout is to the ocean/waterway or to spectacular scenery like a canyon or forest.
  • So, between the tides, Clarley and I made it a point for one or the other of us to keep a lookout from the Solano wharf. for more
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