overlook overlook  /ˈoʊ vər ˌlʊk/


  1. (n) a high place affording a good view
  2. (v) look past, fail to notice
  3. (v) be oriented in a certain direction
  4. (v) leave undone or leave out
  5. (v) look down on
  6. (v) watch over


  1. Adderall is the perfect answer for adhd, provided you overlook the fact that it's a stimulant like Dexedrine.
  2. New foundations stabilize the ancient walls, and polymer mesh strengthens the faades that so magnificently overlook the Hunza Valley.
  3. Adderall is the perfect answer for ADHD, provided that you overlook the fact that it's a stimulant like Dexedrine.


  1. A review of "The Atlas of Birds”

    Birds are found on every continent and they’re tough to overlook, because many of the world’s 10,000 bird species are conspicuous, colorful and noisy (compared with mammals and other life forms). And yet how much do we really know about the avian world?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. E3 2013: The Walking Dead DLC, Vita Bundle Announced

    It was easy to overlook the opening moments of Sony’s big E3 press conference last night. While the world was waiting for titles such as Final Fantasy XV and praying that Sony would not follow Microsoft’s draconian DRM scheme, Sony …
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WebProNews

  3. Monday Postgame: What led to Frank Yallop's dismissal from the San Jose Earthquakes?

    Like a tour bus passing a scenic overlook, MLS slowed down for FIFA’s international dates this week, but it didn’t stop altogether.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: MLS via Yahoo! Sports

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  1. "You can never underestimate anyone, and Sam is actually a wonderful clay- court player," Williams said. "She's someone you can't overlook."
    on May 31, 2010 By: Serena Williams Source: TSN

  2. ...also takes aim at the music industry, suggesting it didn't nurture her with enough care or patience: "Oftentimes," Hill says, "the machine can overlook the need to take care of the people who produce the sounds that have a lot to do with...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Lauryn Hill Source: msnbc.com

  3. "With all the hype going into this game with Matsuzaka and Ichiro, I kept in the back of my mind that people better not overlook our guy," Mariners manager Mike Hargrove said. "I think this guy is ultra special, and we're sure glad he's on...
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Mike Hargrove Source: USA Today

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