a mirror made of glass with a metallic or amalgam backing.
the glass used in a mirror.
anything used as a mirror, as highly polished metal or a reflecting surface.
a mirror, esp a ladies’ dressing mirror
with normal or familiar circumstances reversed; topsy-turvy: a looking-glass world
1520s, from looking (see look) + glass.
- Looking-glass self
[loo k-ing-glas, -glahs] /ˈlʊk ɪŋˌglæs, -ˌglɑs/ noun, Sociology. 1. the self-image an individual forms by imagining what others think of his or her behavior and appearance.
- Looking good
interjection An exclamation of encouragement, praise, reassurance, etc; way to go: They hollered ”Looking good!” as the leader passed (1970s+)
[loo k-iz-uh m] /ˈlʊk ɪz əm/ noun 1. discrimination or prejudice based on a person’s physical appearance. /ˈlʊkɪzəm/ noun 1. discrimination against a person on the grounds of physical appearance
- Look like a drowned rat
verb phrase To have a singularly disheveled, subdued, and unsightly appearance: When they got off the boat after a weekend they looked like drowned rats (1508+)