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See definition of looking for on Dictionary.com
  • as inexpectant
  • as invigilant

synonyms for looking for

  • alert
  • anticipative
  • anxious
  • apprehensive
  • awaiting
  • breathless
  • eager
  • expecting
  • hopeful
  • hoping
  • in suspense
  • on edge
  • on tenterhooks
  • prepared
  • raring
  • ready
  • vigilant
  • waiting
  • waiting on
  • watchful
  • with bated breath
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How to use looking for in a sentence

He was the strangest-looking creature Davy had ever seen, not even excepting the Goblin.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
She had listened—she had listened intently, looking straight out of the window and without moving.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
I pictured him as slim and young looking, smooth-faced, with golden curly hair, and big brown eyes.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
The clerks had not arrived yet, and he beguiled the time by looking out of the staircase window.
THE POSTHUMOUS PAPERS OF THE PICKWICK CLUB, V. 2(OF 2)CHARLES DICKENS
There were other children beside, and two nurse-maids followed, looking disagreeable and resigned.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
A distinguished-looking man, evidently vested with authority, bustled forward and addressed him, civilly enough.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
She got up and stood in front of the fire, having her hand on the chimney-piece and looking down at the blaze.
CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
Almost as soon as she had finished building her nest she had discovered a strange-looking egg there.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
Women see without looking; their husbands often look without seeing.
PEARLS OF THOUGHTMATURIN M. BALLOU
Do you know, Monsieur, that just as we were coming into Moulins, we remarked your odd-looking cabriolet de poste.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO LOOKING FOR

  • alert
  • anticipative
  • anxious
  • apprehensive
  • awaiting
  • breathless
  • eager
  • expecting
  • hopeful
  • hoping
  • in suspense
  • looking for
  • on edge
  • on tenterhooks
  • prepared
  • raring
  • ready
  • vigilant
  • waiting
  • waiting on
  • watchful
  • with bated breath
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.