overlooking overlooking  /ˈoʊ vər ˌlʊ kɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) used of a height or viewpoint

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. However, Crist could catch some flak among Republicans for overlooking perhaps more experienced candidates.
  2. The walls are still bare in Larry Summers' West Wing office, a cramped and cluttered perch overlooking the Rose Garden.
  3. Since November, McCartney has been holed up weekdays in a renovated 18th century mill overlooking England's southern coastline.

News

  1. Liberty Baptist Seminary’s Enrollment of Homosexual Activist Called Into Question

    LYNCHBURG – The enrollment of an openly homosexual student at a prominent Baptist theological seminary is being called into question by those who wonder why the institution is seemingly overlooking immoral behavior by those it will be sending out into the ministry. As previously reported, The Atlantic recently published an essay written by Liberty University graduate [...]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Christian News Network

  2. Knitting for smiles

    Knitting for smiles Ten sets of needles flashed busily Monday at one of the tables overlooking the Grand Haven beach at the Bil-Mar Restaurant. Becky Vargo Grand Haven Jun 11, 2013 googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display("dfp-ad-ght300x250"); }); Judy McAlister leaned over to her neighbor, Mary Jane Boettcher, and explained the prayer pattern she should knit into the shawl. “You say ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Grand Haven Tribune

  3. Official: Model home destroyed in fire

    A model home overlooking Lake Travis in northwestern Travis County was destroyed by fire overnight, an official said.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Austin American-Statesman

Quotes

  1. But gate receipt records would certainly skyrocket at either stadium venue, and Hatton said: "I keep breaking records. I am not overlooking Juan Lazcano, but if 55,000 see me fight him, imagine what will happen against a bigger name. I would love to...
    on May 22, 2008 By: Ricky Hatton Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. "I think what you are overlooking is the very broad powers of the people to amend the constitution," Kennard told Marshall as he finished up his arguments.
    on Mar 5, 2009 By: Joyce Kennard Source: MSNBC

  3. "Obviously we don't think we're invincible this year because Illinois got us already," Laurinaitis said. "We know LSU is a great team. There is no overlooking anybody."
    on Jan 5, 2008 By: James Laurinaitis Source: SportingNews.com

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