dekko

[ UK /dˈɛkə‍ʊ/ ]
NOUN
  1. British slang for a look
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How To Use dekko In A Sentence

  • I led our beasts through the arch into the empty nave, where I spread their fodder and rubbed them down, and took a quick dekko around in the last of the light from the high unglazed windows. Flashman on the March
  • `Come on, guv, no one's going to be compromised by a quick dekko at a tape. RIOT
  • Here are ten such places and if you have not been here, it is still not too late as all are worth a dekko. Have you been here, Mumbaikar ?
  • For a dekko as to what the CD contains, it has recipes for chutneys, ‘tokkus’ and ‘pachadis’, curries and masalas, starters, raithas, gravies, rice items and rotis.
  • One can have a dekko of these things which are normally out of bounds.
  • Have a dekko at this wheel: the tyre's flat.
  • Have a dekko at this wheel: the tyre's flat.
  • For a more complete look at its features you can take a dekko here.
  • We have not checked the veracity of these claims, but you can have a dekko and decide for yourself at the exhibition, which is on till Wednesday.
  • When one wants to take a look at something, you say "dekko" as in "I will have a dekko at that later" which translates into American as "I will take a look at that in a minute" or, in more formal English, "I will look at that in a moment". languagehat.com: SCOTS.
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