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also look·a·like (lo͝ok′ə-līk′)
One that closely resembles another; a double.


or look′a•like`,

1. a person or thing that looks like or closely resembles another; double.
2. being or characteristic of a look-alike.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.look-alike - someone who closely resembles a famous person (especially an actor); "he could be Gingrich's double"; "she's the very image of her mother"
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
clone, dead ringer, ringer - a person who is almost identical to another
Adj.1.look-alike - resembling closely; "they have look-alike cars"
like, similar - resembling or similar; having the same or some of the same characteristics; often used in combination; "suits of like design"; "a limited circle of like minds"; "members of the cat family have like dispositions"; "as like as two peas in a pod"; "doglike devotion"; "a dreamlike quality"


(luk) verb
1. to turn the eyes in a certain direction so as to see, to find, to express etc. He looked out of the window; I've looked everywhere, but I can't find him; He looked at me (angrily).
2. to seem. It looks as if it's going to rain; She looks sad.
3. to face. The house looks west.
1. the act of looking or seeing. Let me have a look!
2. a glance. a look of surprise.
3. appearance. The house had a look of neglect.
ˈlook-alike noun
a person who looks (exactly) like someone else; a double. the prince's look-alike.
having a certain appearance. good-looking; strange-looking.
looks noun plural
(attractive) appearance. She lost her looks as she grew older; good looks.
ˌlooker-ˈon noun
a person who is watching something happening; an onlooker.
ˈlooking-glass noun
a mirror.
ˈlookout noun
1. a careful watch. a sharp lookout; (also adjective) a lookout post.
2. a place from which such a watch can be kept.
3. a person who has been given the job of watching. There was a shout from the lookout.
4. concern, responsibility. If he catches you leaving early, that's your lookout!
by the look(s) of
judging from the appearance of (someone or something) it seems likely or probable. By the looks of him, he won't live much longer; It's going to rain by the look of it.
look after
to attend to or take care of. to look after the children.
look ahead
to consider what will happen in the future.
look down one's nose at
to regard with contempt.
look down on
to regard as inferior. She looks down on her husband's relations.
look for
to search for. She lost her handbag and wasted ten minutes looking for it.
look forward to
to wait with pleasure for. I am looking forward to seeing you / to the holidays.
look here!
give your attention to this. Look here! Isn't that what you wanted?; Look here, Mary, you're being unfair!
look in on
to visit briefly. I decided to look in on Paul and Carol on my way home.
look into
to inspect or investigate closely. The manager will look into your complaint.
look on
1. to watch something. No, I don't want to play – I'd rather look on.
2. (with as) to think of or consider. I have lived with my aunt since I was a baby, and I look on her as my mother.
look out
1. (usually with for) to watch. She was looking out for him from the window.
2. to find by searching. I've looked out these books for you.
look out!
beware! take care!.
look over
to examine. We have been looking over the new house.
look through
to look at or study briefly. I've looked through your notes.
look up
1. to improve. Things have been looking up lately.
2. to pay a visit to. I looked up several old friends.
3. to search for in a book of reference. You should look the word up (in a dictionary).
4. to consult (a reference book). I looked up in the encyclopedia.
look up to
to respect the conduct, opinions etc of. He has always looked up to his father.
References in classic literature ?
She differed from the others in no feature that was appreciable to my earthly eyes, in fact all Mahars look alike to me: but when she crossed the arena after the balance of her female subjects had found their bowlders, she was preceded by a score of huge Sagoths, the largest I ever had seen, and on either side of her waddled a huge thipdar, while behind came another score of Sagoth guardsmen.
Phelps' was one of these little one-horse cotton plan- tations, and they all look alike.
All lions may look alike to you and me; but not so to their intimates of the jungle.
All men look alike when they are a mile away, hence when we see a man a mile off we cannot tell what he will look like when he is only a yard away.
SIMON Cowell, the show business mogul everyone pretends to hate, showed he had a heart and a sense of humour when he entered a Simon Cowell look alike contest last week.
Nagi was always interested in finding out the perfect matches between celebrities' faces, until she came up with an idea to get some photos for those celebrities who look alike, position them on top of each other and use her camera to capture new hybrid photos showing the perfect match between Egyptian and Hollywood stars.
We may be all black and famous but we all don't look alike.
After taking to the stage, the five black-suited contestants sashayed and turned for the judges but Perez, from Barranquilla, took top prize as best look alike of Obama.
Intelligence agencies believe that Taliban in order to save their image are giving the impression that Hakimullah Mehsud is alive, while the truth is that the man who has been selected as Amir of TTP during the 42 member Shura meeting of the Taliban is look alike brother of Hakimullah Mehsud.
The eighth annual Medmarx data report released recently by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) reveals that more than 1,400 commonly used drugs are involved in errors linked to drug names that look alike or sound alike.
The Biddingers, 36, sound a lot alike and obviously look alike, and they have tales of the coincidences that twin lore is filled with: both their families have three boys and a girl each, both drive Chevy Suburbans--and both cars hit 100,000 miles on the same day.
However, her men tend to look alike, and at places the art looks rushed.