knowing look


knowing look
understanding look, shrewd look, perceptive look

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • knowing — [nō′iŋ] adj. 1. having knowledge or information 2. shrewd; clever 3. implying shrewd understanding or possession of secret or inside information [a knowing look] 4. deliberate; intentional n. awareness or familiarity knowingly adv. knowingness n …   English World dictionary

  • knowing — [[t]no͟ʊɪŋ[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A knowing gesture or remark is one that shows that you understand something, for example the way that someone is feeling or what they really mean, even though it has not been mentioned directly. Ron gave her… …   English dictionary

  • knowing — know|ing [ˈnəuıŋ US ˈnou ] adj [only before noun] showing that you know all about something, even if it has not been discussed directly ▪ He gave us a knowing look . ▪ She exchanged a knowing smile with her mother …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • knowing — know|ing [ nouıŋ ] adjective a knowing expression or action shows that you know about something: Tom gave me a knowing look …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • knowing — UK [ˈnəʊɪŋ] / US [ˈnoʊɪŋ] adjective a knowing expression or action shows that you know about something Tom gave me a knowing look …   English dictionary

  • knowing — adjective showing that you know all about something: He said nothing but gave us a knowing look …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • knowing — [ˈnəʊɪŋ] adj showing that you know about something Tom gave me a knowing look.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • look — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 act of looking at/considering sth ADJECTIVE ▪ little ▪ brief, cursory, quick ▪ careful, close, close up (esp. AmE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • look — I n. glance expression 1) to get, have, take a look 2) to dart, shoot; steal a look 3) to give smb. a look 4) a blank, distant, faraway, vacant look (she had a faraway look in her eyes) 5) an anxious, worried; baleful; close, hard; come hither,… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • look */*/*/ — I UK [lʊk] / US verb Word forms look : present tense I/you/we/they look he/she/it looks present participle looking past tense looked past participle looked 1) [intransitive] to direct your eyes towards someone or something so that you can see… …   English dictionary


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