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lookit

Syllabification: look·it
Pronunciation: /ˈlo͝okit
 
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North American informal

Definition of lookit in English:

verb

Phonetic spelling of “look at”: Hey, lookit that!
More example sentences
  • Based on a local joke from the Lanaudière region of Quebec, their name translates to ‘the flock of beavers’ - as in ‘Hey, lookit the flock of beavers over there.’
  • Hey, lookit Nixon, he got kicked out midway through his second term.
  • ‘Hey, lookit this… ‘Ten pointed to a paragraph in the paper.’

exclamation

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Used to draw attention to what one is about to say: lookit, Pete, this is serious
More example sentences
  • Well, lookit, I can't think straight right now.
  • And lookit: the poor little girl hasn't learned to swim yet.
  • Now, lookit, there's no point in those blank faces.

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