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
ONCE–OVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of once–over for English Language Learners
: a quick look or examination
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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