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look-in

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/ ˈlʊkˌɪn /
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noun
a brief glance.
a short visit.
Football. a quick pass play in which the ball is thrown to a receiver running a short diagonal pattern across the center of the field.
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Origin of look-in

First recorded in 1840–50; noun use of verb phrase look in
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British Dictionary definitions for look-in

look-in
/ informal /

noun
a chance to be chosen, participate, etc
a short visit
verb look in
(intr, adverb often foll by on) to pay a short visit
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