Simple Definition of once–over
: a quick look or examination
Full Definition of once–over
: a swift examination or survey; especially : a swift comprehensive appraising glance <gave me the once–over>
First Known Use of once–over
Rhymes with once–over
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ONCE–OVER Defined for Kids
Definition of once–over for Students
: a quick glance or examination <Every student gave our new teacher the once-over.>
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