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looking

Definitions of looking
  1. adjective
    appearing to be as specified; usually used as combining forms
    “left their clothes dirty looking
    “a most disagreeable looking character”
    “angry- looking
    “liquid- looking
    “severe- looking policemen on noble horses”
    synonyms: sounding
    superficial
    concerned with or comprehending only what is apparent or obvious; not deep or penetrating emotionally or intellectually
  2. noun
    the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    synonyms: look, looking at
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    coup d'oeil, glance, glimpse
    a quick look
    scrutiny
    a prolonged intense look
    peek, peep
    a secret look
    squint
    the act of squinting; looking with the eyes partly closed
    stare
    a fixed look with eyes open wide
    evil eye
    a look that is believed to have the power of inflicting harm
    rubber-necking, sightseeing
    going about to look at places of interest
    observance, observation, watching
    the act of observing; taking a patient look
    lookout, outlook
    the act of looking out
    sight, survey, view
    the act of looking or seeing or observing
    dekko
    British slang for a look
    eye-beaming
    a radiant glance of the eye
    side-glance, side-look
    a glance sideways
    gaze, regard
    a long fixed look
    glare, glower
    an angry stare
    contemplation
    a long and thoughtful observation
    gape
    a stare of amazement (usually with the mouth open)
    monitoring
    the act of observing something (and sometimes keeping a record of it)
    sighting
    the act of observing
    stargazing
    observation of the stars
    eyeful
    a full view; a good look
    type of:
    perception, sensing
    becoming aware of something via the senses
  3. noun
    the act of searching visually
    synonyms: looking for
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    hunt, hunting, search
    the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
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