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English definition of “look forward to something”

look forward to something

phrasal verb with look    /lʊk/ verb
to feel pleasure because an event or activity is going to happen: I’m looking forward to my vacation.
(Definition of look forward to something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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