take a gander

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded in 1887, based on craning the neck like a goose.

Verb[edit]

take a gander

  1. (idiomatic) To take a look; to check or examine.
    They all went downtown to take a gander at the new shops that opened there.