Definition of once-over noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

once-over

 noun
noun
BrE
 
; NAmE
 
 
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Idioms
    give somebody/something a/the once-over(informal)
     
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  1. 1to look at somebody/something quickly to see what they or it are like
  2. 2to clean something quickly She gave the room a quick once-over before the guests arrived.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: once-over