Synonyms of lookout in English:

lookout


See definition of lookout

noun

1‘a signal station used as a lookout during the Napoleonic Wars’

SYNONYMS

observation post, lookout point, lookout station, lookout tower, watchtower, tower, post

coastguard station

2‘the lookout sighted sails on the western horizon’

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watchman, guard, watch, sentry, sentinel, night watchman, scout, picket

historical vedette

3‘it would be a poor lookout for the men of the fleet if they didn't return to shore before the rain struck’

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outlook, prospect, view of the future, future

chances, expectations

4‘I doubt if she'll fit in, but that's her own lookout’

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problem, concern, business, affair, responsibility, worry, difficulty

pigeon, funeral, headache


Phrases

    be on the lookout/keep a lookout

      ‘he kept a sharp lookout for enemy fighters’

      SYNONYMS

      keep watch, be on one's guard, keep on one's guard, beware, keep an eye out, keep a vigil, be alert, be observant, be attentive, be on the qui vive

      informal

      keep one's eyes peeled, keep one's eyes skinned