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Looking good


An exclamation of encouragement, praise, reassurance, etc; way to go: They hollered ”Looking good!” as the leader passed (1970s+)


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  • Lookism

    [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+)

  • Look like a million dollars

    Appear attractive or prosperous. For example, The painter did a good job—the house looks like a million dollars. The related feel like a million dollars means “feel healthy,” as in Helen came back from her winter vacation feeling like a million dollars. [ c. 1920 ]

  • Look like death

    Also, look or feel like death warmed over. Look or feel very ill or exhausted. For example, After two nights without sleep, Bill looked like death warmed over, or This cold makes me feel like death. [ ; 1930s ]

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