Looting vs Looking - What's the difference?

looting | looking |


As nouns the difference between looting and looking

is that looting is the act of looting, the act of stealing during a general disturbance while looking is (obsolete) the act of one who looks; a glance.

As verbs the difference between looting and looking

is that looting is while looking is .

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

looting

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of looting, the act of stealing during a general disturbance.
  • During the looting , the mob stole everything they could and then set fire to the buildings.

    Verb

    (head)
  • While looting the stores the looters took the opportunity for revenge by destroying what they didn't steal.

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    looking

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • *{{quote-book, year=1935, author= George Goodchild
  • , title=Death on the Centre Court, chapter=5 , passage=By one o'clock the place was choc-a-bloc. […] The restaurant was packed, and the promenade between the two main courts and the subsidiary courts was thronged with healthy-looking youngish people, drawn to the Mecca of tennis from all parts of the country.}}
  • * 1988 September 12, New York Magazine , page 226
  • Good-Looking', Funny Guy — (Not funny-' looking , good guy), 36, Jewish, athletic.

    Derived terms

    * good-looking * looking glass

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) The act of one who looks; a glance.
  • (obsolete) The manner in which one looks; appearance; countenance.
  • * Chaucer
  • All dreary was his cheer and his looking .

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