- The definition of a look-in is a quick check or visit to see how something is going.
An example of a look-in is a mother checking on her sleeping baby.
look in definition by Webster's New World
- a quick glance
- a brief visit
look in definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A short visit.
- A quick glance.
Variant of look
- to make use of the sense of sight; see
- to direct one's eyes in order to see
- to direct one's attention mentally upon something
- to try to see or find something; search
- to appear to be; seem: to look sick
- to be facing or turned in a specified direction
Origin: Middle English loken ; from Old English locian, akin to Old Saxon lōkōn, Old High German luogēn (Ger dialect, dialectal lugen), to spy after, look for
- to direct one's eyes on: to look someone in the face
- to express by one's looks, or appearance: to look one's disgust
- Rare to bring to a certain condition by looking
- to have an appearance that is suitable for or in accord with: the fat actor looked the part; you don't look your age
- to expect: with an infinitive object: they look to succeed with our help
- the act of looking; glance
- outward impression; appearance; aspect: the look of a beggar
- appearance; the way something seems to be: from the looks of things
- personal appearance, esp. of a pleasing nature: to have looks and youth
- direct your eyes and attention to this; see
- pay attention