look good

look good

1. To be visually appealing or attractive. The new paint looks good. Nice job! You look good today. Is that a new haircut?
2. To indicate a likelihood of something desirable, successful, or impressive; to bode well for the future. Things are looking good for the company after they revealed their financial results for the quarter. We won't know if the surgery was successful until later, but everything looks good so far.
3. To give the appearance of something that is desirable or proper. It will look good on your application if you've done some volunteer work. She'll look good before the panel if she remembers to address each member by name.
See also: good, look

look ˈgood

show success or that something good might happen: This year’s sales figures are looking good.
See also: good, look
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They look good, too -- tawny as russets but with a dusky red cheek.
I knew you was lyin', but you look good to me just the same.
The last time the girls appeared on TOTP was with their blistering rendition of the Arctic Monkeys' hit I Bet You Look Good On The Dance floor, but their new tune is much more of a slushy ballad.
Suzanne Brown, (left) representing the In-cosmetics team, was delighted to present Ann Harvey, executive director of Look Good .
1 Don't let him in on all the stuff you do to look good - keep the waxing, plucking, and clipping behind the bathroom door.
MADONNA says the main reason she keeps to her strict fitness regime is to look good for film director husband Guy Ritchie.
Avance educator Denise Miele has been selected as the Look Good .
Robson, 45, has even taken on a personal trainer, as he buffs himself up, admitting: "I guess it's partly vanity, this desire to look good, but I feel I owe it to Amanda to look as trim as possible.
Max Factor consultant Jo Burke, who is a familiar face in Boots, Huddersfield, has trained with the charity and helps to run Look Good.
The kit box is truly the icing on the cake," said Carolyn Deaver, vice president of the Look Good .