Definitions of looking

  1.   Expectation, followed by for.
  2.   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"; " fine- sounding phrases"; " taken in by high- sounding talk"
  3.   Having a certain look or appearance; - often compounded with adjectives; as, good- looking, grand- looking, etc.
  4.   The manner in which one looks; appearance; countenance; face.
  5.   Having appearance, as in good- looking.
  6.   the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; " he went out to have a look"; " his look was fixed on her eyes"; " he gave it a good looking at"; " his camera does his looking for him"
  7.   Search or searching. Looking for, expectation.
  8.   Seeing: search or searching.
  9.   The act of one who looks; a glance.
  10.   of Look
  11.   the act of searching visually

Antonyms for looking


Quotes of looking

  1. If anyone asks me about the George Martin years I usually say I group all of that stuff together as the single greatest experience but I wasn't scared I was just really looking forward to it. – Gerry Beckley
  2. Our technological infrastructure alienates us from each other. No need to form a workplace community, everybody there will be out in a year or two, and so will you, looking for a better place. – Mary Douglas
  3. I started in radio, again accidentally. I wasn't looking for this kind of work at all. – Hector Elizondo
  4. Looking past the immediate crisis, a more resilient system must be built on stronger and better designed shock absorbers, both in the major institutions and in the infrastructure of the financial system. – Timothy Geithner
  5. Every time I copy something, I can draw it for the rest of my life. But research is so painful- I mean just opening up a magazine looking for a picture of a car or looking out the window looking for a car is just hard! – Jaime Hernandez
  6. There stands no contradiction between giving voice to legitimate anxiety and at the same time, as and when exchange of fire commences, looking to the rest of the country, as well as all of us in the House, to give full moral support to our forces. – Charles Kennedy
  7. What's really important in life? Sitting on a beach? Looking at television eight hours a day? I think we have to appreciate that we're alive for only a limited period of time, and we'll spend most of our lives working. – Victor Kiam
  8. I always try to improve, to find new ways of expressing myself, to keep looking for truth and originality. – Burt Lancaster
  9. I try to give people a different way of looking at their surroundings. That's art to me. – Maya Lin
  10. In a world where there is so much sadness and so much to be afraid of, good things do happen to people. Romance is still something we can find even if we're not consciously looking for it. – Kathleen Quinlan
  11. After marriage, a woman's sight becomes so keen that she can see right through her husband without looking at him, and a man's so dull that he can look right through his wife without seeing her. – Helen Rowland
  12. I am the kind of person that takes everything as is and then look at it from the outside looking in. – Josh Schwartz
  13. I had been looking for a New York apartment, but I said, Why not give LA a go? – Mira Sorvino
  14. In racing, we have a better chance of it happening quicker because we have attracted good people to come to work for us. It's the beginning of a great adventure, and we're looking forward to it. – Roger Staubach
  15. Butte was once a grand city. To me, that city is like one big stage for Edward Hopper. You could put your camera anywhere, and you felt you were looking at his paintings. – Wim Wenders

Usage examples for looking

  1. He is looking at me! ” – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  2. You have been looking for us? ” – Arms and the Woman by Harold MacGrath
  3. He was looking for you." ” – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour
  4. Such a looking place as it is! ” – The Shirley Letters from California Mines in 1851-52 by Louise Amelia Knapp Smith Clappe
  5. He has been looking for you to come out. ” – The-Choir-Invisible by Allen, James Lane
  6. Yes, Sir, he wanted to be good- looking – Mrs. Peter Rabbit by Thornton W. Burgess
  7. Send him to me if he comes looking for trouble. ” – Jean of the Lazy A by B. M. Bower
  8. “ " Can't you see people are looking at us? ” – The Lash by Olin L. Lyman
  9. But as soon as Louis is at school or has to leave me- oh, it will happen in time, and I like looking forward- I shall go too. ” – The Dew of Their Youth by S. R. Crockett
  10. “ A very good- looking fellow, she thought. ” – Black Jack by Max Brand
  11. Are you looking for Katusha? ” – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  12. Are you looking for a doctor?" ” – From the Housetops by George Barr McCutcheon
  13. Were he looking after his ship this might not have happened. ” – The Captain of the Kansas by Louis Tracy
  14. Are you looking for a place? ” – Richard Dare's Venture by Edward Stratemeyer
  15. “ I went, without looking back. ” – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  16. “ I see him looking for me. ” – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  17. “ I was looking at him. ” – Snow-Blind by Katharine Newlin Burt
  18. He isn't good- looking but I like his face. ” – My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin
  19. He said, 'Some one's looking well. ” – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  20. “ " Is it," said Mary, looking up. ” – The Story of a Doctor's Telephone--Told by His Wife by Ellen M. Firebaugh

Idioms for looking