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Browsing page 1 of words meaning to see, look, stare, watch, etc. (36 words total)

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bean count

verb

  • to stare at breasts, usually in cold weather.
    We just sat on the porch bean counting.

    Last edited on Apr 10 1998. Submitted by Robo from CA, USA on Apr 10 1998.

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butchers

noun

  • a look. Notes: derived from Cockney rhyming slang: "butcher's hook" - "look." The term has been used since Cockney slang originated, but in Sussex for about two decades.
    Let's have a butchers.

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

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catch

noun

  • a person who would make an excellent significant other.
                                                                                                  

    Citation from "Not on Your Wife Opening Night", Party Down, Season 2 Episode 6 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by Robert H. from Kingston, PA, USA on Jun 13 2004.

  • an unpleasant condition that usually accompanies a seemingly advantageous situation.
    To get my own room my parents told me I have to walk the dog every day. I knew there would be a catch!

    Last edited on Jan 12 2012. Submitted by Anonymous on May 12 2010.

verb - intransitive

verb - transitive

  • to see.
    I caught a movie at the theatre in Springfield last night.
                                                                              

    Citation from "I Am the Walrus", American Dad! (TV), Season 6 Episode 13 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.
                                                                                                                                                                                   

    Citation from "The Unusual Suspects", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 10 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Feb 22 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 01 2001.

  • to get, buy, attend, etc., when referring to meals. Origin: perhaps derived from hunting, as in catching an animal for food.
    I caught lunch at the deli down the street.
    Do you want to go catch a bite to eat?

    Last edited on Mar 26 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 01 2001.

  • to hear, understand.
    Did you catch that?

    Last edited on Mar 26 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 01 2001.

  • to use a scheduled (plane, train, bus, etc.) or unscheduled (taxi cab, etc.) mode of transportation.
    Is there anywhere to catch a taxi around here?
                                                                                       

    Citation from "Search Committee (Parts 1 and 2)", The Office (TV), Season 7 Episodes 25-26 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 04 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Oct 25 2011.

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check

  • ok, or yes.
    Let's go to the club next weekend. Check.

    Last edited on Dec 12 1999. Submitted by LaDania from GA, USA on Dec 12 1999.

interjection

  • acknowledgment of an item from a checklist.
    Q: Gas in the tank?

    A: Check.

    Q: Suitcases in the trunk?

    A: Check.
                               

                                                                                                                                                                                                              

    Citation from "Mr. Bob's Toddler Kaleidoscope", Up All Night (TV), Season 1 Episode 5 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Nov 21 2012. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 14 2010.

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clock

noun

verb

  • to realize.
    She clocked that the answer was written on the board.

    Last edited on Sep 12 2013. Submitted by Anonymous on Sep 12 2013.

verb - intransitive

  • to sell illegal drugs.
                                                                                                             

    Citation from "Teachers and Pupils", Lie to Me (TV, 2010), Season 2 Episode 15 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 18 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 18 2010.

verb - transitive

  • to body check as in sports (hockey, American football, rugby, etc.)
    If he tries to get around you, just clock him.

    Last edited on Jul 18 2010. Submitted by Travis W. from Edmonton, AB, Canada on Jul 26 2002.

  • to punch in the face.
    Man, did he ever get clocked!

    Last edited on Jul 18 2010. Submitted by Travis W. from Edmonton, AB, Canada on Jul 26 2002.

  • to look at.

    Last edited on Jul 18 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 02 2009.

  • to determine.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from "Pilot", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 27 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jul 27 2011.

  • of a speed, to measure.
    We clocked you doing 100 MPH.

    Last edited on Jun 12 2013. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Jun 12 2013.

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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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