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once–over–lightly

noun

Definition of once–over–lightly

plural

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  1. :  once-over; especially :  an especially casual or cursory or gingerly once-over had given political problems the once-over-lightly — Sigrid Arne

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Origin and Etymology of once–over–lightly

from the phrase once over lightly


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once–over–lightly

adjective

Definition of once–over–lightly

  1. :  swift and usually casual or cursory or gingerly gets the once-over-lightly treatment — Sidney Hyman

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