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Definition of dekko

dekko

noun

  • a look. Origin: from Hindi, brought to southeast England by the British army returning from India. The word has been used outside its mother language for at least 50 years.
    Let's have a dekko.

    Last edited on Apr 06 2013. Submitted by Mark Ostrowski from Mongolia on Jun 05 1997.

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Definitions include: to watch.
Definitions include: to see, look at.
Definitions include: to body check as in sports (hockey, American football, rugby, etc.)
Definitions include: to examine closely.
Definitions include: a second look.
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