a brief or superficial examination or reading.
Origin of look-over
First recorded in 1905–10; noun use of verb phrase look over
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Related Words for look-overcheckup, search, review, probe, supervision, surveillance, scrutiny, investigation, inquiry, analysis, survey, research, inquest, pageant, parade, scan, read, once-over, inquisition, inventory
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Historical Examples of look-over
He takes a kind of look-over at Hod, no collar nor nothing, and that sleazy coat of his'n.The Broken Gate