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1. noun A person or thing that looks very similar to another person or thing. When used as a noun, the term is often hyphenated or spelled as one word. After the product proved immensely popular, a number of cheap lookalikes started popping up all over the place. The TV show had to bring on a look-alike after one of the stars passed away in the middle of filming the third season.
2. verb To look very similar to another person or thing. To be honest, a lot of the small towns in this part of the country look alike. I was so tired and stressed during the exam that all the answers started looking alike. The old bigot said that all people of that ethnicity look alike to him.
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look alike

to appear similar. All these cars look alike these days. The twins look alike and not many people can tell them apart.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The 24-year-old Kardashian's lookalike told ITV's This Morning hosts Ruth Langsford and Ben Shephard that when she left school friends would tell her that she had a resemblance to the reality star, the Daily Star reported.
Mae Caren Brown (uchod), a'i mam Linda (dde) yn bartneriaid busnes Mae'r 'lookalike' yma'n edrych yn debycach i Dafydd Elis-Thomas na'r un go-iawn (oc, mae 'na reswm da am hynny - fo ydi o)
After her sister Isabel found herself embroiled in a sex tape controversy ( her lookalike featured in a sex tape circulated in her name), Katrina is facing a similar problem.