Entry from British & World English dictionary
Exotic or unfamiliar in appearance: the police singled out foreign-looking passengers for questioning stalls jammed with colourful foreign-looking fruits and vegetables
More example sentences
- He said officers were often reluctant to challenge foreign-looking people for fear of attracting racism complaints which might threaten their career.
- He opens the door and casts a tearful eye on the dignified, elegant, foreign-looking woman who will win his heart.
- What photo teachers love are shots of old people peering out of ornate windows, especially foreign-looking old people and foreign-looking windows.
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