look-see

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Etymology[edit]

From Chinese Pidgin English.

Noun[edit]

look-see (plural look-sees)

  1. (informal) A brief examination, a peek or glance.
    I’ve had a look-see at your work, and I think you’ve done a pretty good job of things.
    I'll just take a look-see at the problem and come right back, then we can go to lunch.
    He gave me a quick look-see at what they're working on.

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