[loo k-throo]
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Origin of look-through

First recorded in 1935–40
Also called see-through.
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British Dictionary definitions for look through

look through

  1. (intr, preposition or tr, adverb) to examine, esp cursorilyhe looked through his notes before the lecture
  2. (intr, preposition) to ignore (a person) deliberatelywhenever he meets his ex-girlfriend, she looks straight through him
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