Synonyms of lookout in English:

lookout


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See Spanish definition of vigía

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
informal pigeon, funeral, headache

Phrases

    be on the lookout for

    ‘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