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English definition of “look in”

look in

informal phrasal verb with look     /lʊk/ verb
to visit a person for a short time , usually when you are on your way somewhere else : I thought I might look in on Bob on my way to the shops . Can you look in on the kids before you go to bed ?Visiting
(Definition of look in from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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