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dekko

[ dek-oh ]
/ ˈdɛk oʊ /
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noun, plural dek·kos.British Slang.

a look or glance: Take a dekko at that car.

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Origin of dekko

First recorded in 1890–95; from Hindi dēkhō “look” (imperative)
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British Dictionary definitions for dekko

dekko
/ (ˈdɛkəʊ) /

noun plural -kos

British slang a look; glance; view (esp in the phrase take a dekko (at))

Word Origin for dekko

C19: from Hindi dekho! look! from dekhnā to see
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