lookout man

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lookout man a person employed to keep watch for some anticipated event
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Usage

In literature:

It was the other man's lookout, not his.
"The Lure of the Mask" by Harold MacGrath
It poured over the bow, so that it was not safe to put a man on the lookout there.
"Up the River" by Oliver Optic
It's a poor lookout for a man of your years, Jed.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
Towards sunset that afternoon, when we were entering the Bay of Biscay, the lookout man on the foretopsail yard hailed the deck.
"Crown and Anchor" by John Conroy Hutcheson
The lookout man concluded that the haze had deceived him.
"Blackbeard: Buccaneer" by Ralph D. Paine
A sharp lookout was kept by all on board for the yacht, as Giles had offered a large reward for the first man who espied the boat.
"A Coin of Edward VII" by Fergus Hume
Some days after, he learned that the lookout was a dead man, frozen at his post of duty.
"The Naval History of the United States" by Willis J. Abbot
He might have evaded Bolt's posses, but now every man within fifty miles was on the lookout for him.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
Thus the soul in dreams is a watchman, on the lookout for what may help or harm the man.
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
As for the man on the lookout, he was notorious for his somnolent powers.
"The Voyage of the Aurora" by Harry Collingwood
A vessel like that is not likely to have a man aloft on the lookout.
"Hunting the Skipper" by George Manville Fenn
One man acted as lookout for ice.
"A Man to His Mate" by J. Allan Dunn
Plimsoll threw a glance at the man who had been posted for lookout and he left with a curious gaze that took in Sandy's guns.
"Rimrock Trail" by J. Allan Dunn
You stay in here and be on the lookout for the man.
"Officer 666" by Barton W. Currie
I came to-day as happy a man as ever stepped, and with as fair a lookout.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume XV" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The meal was just finished when there was a shout from the man placed on the lookout a hundred yards from the encampment.
"Dorothy's Double" by G. A. Henty
The whole valley, it would seem, was on the lookout to protect my man!
"Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France" by Stanley J. Weyman
After a little further conversation with the captain, Bert followed suit, and strolled up into the bows, where a man was on lookout.
"Bert Wilson, Marathon Winner" by J. W. Duffield
It was late afternoon when a man whom the squatter king had sent into the woods to act as lookout came running back.
"The Ranger Boys Outwit the Timber Thieves" by Claude A. Labelle
Riley, the man on the lookout, was true to his trust, and no object in the hazy horizon would escape the vigilance of his squinty left eye.
"The Flying Bo'sun" by Arthur Mason
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In news:

Police in Grand Chute are on the lookout for two people who reportedly attacked a man in the parking lot of a Little Caesars Monday night.
Police want people in the Yakima Valley to be on the lookout for a con man .
Jamestown Police are asking people to be on the lookout for a suspicious man.
Arlington County police are on the lookout for a man who's peeping at women in public restrooms.
Contraband light at Hays Jail, but 'mail man' is on the lookout.
Winter Park Police are on the lookout for this man who along with an accomplice is suspected of stealing three cars at Luxury Cars on 1965 W Fairbanks Avenue.
Colorado Springs police issued a "be on the lookout" alert for a man released on bond Thursday.
Every sunny day last summer, Terence Manning would take his two daughters, Mairead, 3, and Trinity, 1, to the beach down the street from their home in Point Lookout, on Long Island.
Deputies on the lookout for missing Mitchell County man.
Athens-Clarke police have issued lookouts for two suspects in the shooting of a man last week at Clarke Gardens apartments.
Morrow police are on the lookout for a man they called a "person of interest" in a recent hit-and-run case.
HAZARD – Authorities in Perry County are on the lookout for a Hazard man indicted last week on allegations that he stabbed another man to death.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) – A Syracuse man who will be familiar to many On the Lookout viewers is back in custody after police received a tip from someone who saw the segment on NewsChannel 9.
Be on the lookout for the Bud Light Man Cave displays around town.
Police in Woodbridge are on the lookout for a man who allegedly robbed a SunTrust Bank while armed Tuesday.
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