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Once-over   /wəns-ˈoʊvər/   Listen
Once-over

noun
1.
A swift cursory examination or inspection.  Synonym: look-over.






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"Once-over" Quotes from Famous Books



... not name the men there, but he could see they appeared to know all about him, and were giving him a close once-over. Hanlon scanned back in return, his mind quickly touching one after another of the three sitting in large, easy chairs. Only their surface thoughts were readable, and he knew at first touch they were but underlings, ...
— Man of Many Minds • E. Everett Evans

... the worst elements of the Tenderloin. But his heart was in the gambling den which he maintained in Doyers Street, and where anyone who knew the knock could have a shell of hop for the asking, once Mock had given him the once-over through ...
— Tutt and Mr. Tutt • Arthur Train



Words linked to "Once-over" :   scrutiny, examination



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