Gazebo vs Lookout - What's the difference?

gazebo | lookout |


As nouns the difference between gazebo and lookout

is that gazebo is a belvedere, either a type of summer-house or a roofed, detached porch-like structure, usually in a yard, park or lawn while lookout is a vantage point with a view of the surrounding area.

gazebo

English

(wikipedia gazebo)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A belvedere, either a type of summer-house or a roofed, detached porch-like structure, usually in a yard, park or lawn.
  • lookout

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A vantage point with a view of the surrounding area.
  • A person on watch for approaching enemy, police, etc.
  • The raid failed when the lookout noticed the enemy group.
  • A subject for observation; a prospect or view.
  • *1913 ,
  • [...] And, you know, she OUGHT to keep enough to pay for her season-ticket; but no, she comes to me about that, and I have to find the money."
    "It's a poor lookout ," said Mrs. Morel bitterly.
  • One's perspective, outlook; hence, one's responsibility. (used with a possessive pronoun or a noun in a possessive form) .
  • Every man's interest is his own lookout .
  • * 1919 ,
  • "Strickland's painting in my studio."
    "Well?"
    [...]
    "Strickland can't work with anyone else in the studio."
    "Damn it all, it's your studio. That's his lookout ."

    Synonyms

    * sentry * vigil * watch * surveillance

    Anagrams

    * outlook