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Definition of an once-over

once-over

noun

  • A visual examination, especially of a person of the opposite sex.
    Bob is always around the gym, checking the chicks out... giving them that famous once-over...

    Last edited on Dec 21 1998. Submitted by Alvaro C. from Aracaju, Brazil on Dec 21 1998.

  • a quick inspection.

    Last edited on Sep 09 2009. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 09 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'to look, see':

Definitions include: generally displeasing.
Definitions include: a person.
Definitions include: to listen to.
Definitions include: "look".
Definitions include: to body check as in sports (hockey, American football, rugby, etc.)
Definitions include: to examine closely.
Definitions include: to see.
Definitions include: to take a look.
Definitions include: to see, look at.
Definitions include: to look at.
Definitions include: to watch.
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: a look.
Definitions include: to stare at.
Definitions include: a look. Notes: derived from Cockney rhyming slang: "butcher's hook" - "look."

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Other terms relating to 'once':

Definitions include: very infrequent.
Definitions include: acronym for "you only live once."

Other terms relating to 'over':

Definitions include: See be all over.
Definitions include: pestering a person.
Definitions include: pestering multiple people.
Definitions include: Arse over tip / arse over tit.
Definitions include: fallen in a dramatic fashion; "head over heels".
Definitions include: fallen in a dramatic fashion; "head over heels".
Definitions include: to do something with vigor.
Definitions include: a command (usually given by objects) implying that one is about to be taken advantage of, be in a bad situation, or fail miserably.
Definitions include: a phrase of one is about to be in trouble big-time or something bad is about to happen.
Definitions include: to be extremely accommodating.
Definitions include: "Get ready for some serious trouble."
Definitions include: acronym of "bend over here it comes again."
Definitions include: to give to; hand over.
Definitions include: to go.
Definitions include: to go.

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