Synonyms of lookout in English:



  • 1 a signal station used as a lookout during the Napoleonic Wars
    observation post, lookout point, lookout station, lookout tower, watchtower, tower, post; coastguard station
  • 2 the lookout sighted sails on the western horizon
    watchman, guard, watch, sentry, sentinel, night watchman, scout, picket
    historical vedette
  • 3 informal it would be a poor lookout for the men of the fleet if they didn't return to shore before the rain struck
    outlook, prospect, view of the future, future; chances, expectations
  • 4 informal I doubt if she'll fit in, but that's her own lookout
    problem, concern, business, affair, responsibility, worry, difficulty
    informal pigeon, funeral, headache
  • Phrases

    be on the lookout/keep a lookout

    he kept a sharp lookout for enemy fighterskeep watchkeep/be on one's guardbewarekeep an eye outkeep a vigilbe alertbe observantbe attentivebe on the qui vive informalkeep one's eyes peeled/skinned

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