dekko


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dekko

(ˈdɛkəʊ)
n, pl -kos
slang Brit a look; glance; view (esp in the phrase take a dekko (at))
[C19: from Hindi dekho! look! from dekhnā to see]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dekko - British slang for a look
looking, looking at, look - the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually; "he went out to have a look"; "his look was fixed on her eyes"; "he gave it a good looking at"; "his camera does his looking for him"
jargon, lingo, patois, argot, vernacular, slang, cant - a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves); "they don't speak our lingo"
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

dekko

[ˈdekəʊ] N (Brit) → vistazo m
let's have a dekkodéjame verlo

dekko

n (Brit inf) → kurzer Blick (→ at auf +acc); let’s have a dekko (at it) (= show me)lass (das) mal sehen; (= let’s go and see it)gucken wir uns das mal an

dekko

[ˈdɛkəʊ] n (Brit) (fam) to have a dekko at sthdare un'occhiata a qc
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