once-over once-over

Definition(s):

  • (n) a swift cursory examination or inspection

Usage(s):

  1. I had been recommended for a part, and Karl was giving me the once-over.
  2. And long before any of these, the Knights of Columbus began sponsoring magazine ads giving once-over-lightly explanations of Roman Catholic doctrine.
  3. And while you're at it, give your homeowner's policy a once-over.

News

  • Nyko Xbox One, PlayStation 4 Charge Bases eyes-on with NVIDIA SHIELD bonus

    If you were wondering how it is that Nyko is bringing charger bases for both the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4‘s controllers – look no further. We had a quick chat with the folks at Nyko at E3 2013 this afternoon and got the quick once-over on how their unique technology works. Here well Read The Full Story
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SlashGear

Quotes

  • "It seemed like they gave it the once-over lightly," Bruno said at the annual meeting of the New York State Business Council. "I, for the life of me, can't understand how you can come to conclusions that there's no malfeasance, there's no...
    on Sep 21, 2007 By: Joseph Bruno Source: Newsday

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