shufti


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Noun1.shufti - a quick look around (originally military slang); "take a shufti while you're out there"
reconnaissance, reconnaissance mission - the act of reconnoitring (especially to gain information about an enemy or potential enemy); "an exchange of fire occurred on a reconnaissance mission"
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

shufti

shufty [ˈʃʊftɪ] N (Brit) → ojeada f
let's have a shuftia ver, déjame ver
we went to take a shuftifuimos a echar un vistazo
References in periodicals archive ?
From which language does the English slang word shufti, meaning a quick look, derive?
Indeed, many of the soldiers probably wanted to take a shufti at the bints, which in Cairo in the 1940s meant the less respectable ladies who they might have met on the pavements of that lively city, but bint in Arabic actually just means aACAygirl'.
PINCHING your pots, nicking your gnomes and having a shufti in your shed - take action now to avoid falling victim to garden theft.