look a million dollars

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look a million dollars

To look exceptionally attractive or in very robust health. Primarily heard in UK. Wow, George looks a million dollars in that new suit! You see? Fluids and rest were all you needed to beat that cold. You're already looking a million dollars compared to yesterday!
See also: dollar, look, million

look like a million dollars

To look exceptionally attractive or in very robust health. Wow, George looks like a million dollars in that new suit! You see? Fluids and rest were all you needed to beat that cold. You're already looking like a million dollars compared to yesterday!
See also: dollar, like, look, million
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look like a million dollars

Appear attractive or prosperous. For example, The painter did a good job-the house looks like a million dollars. The related feel like a million dollars means "feel healthy," as in Helen came back from her winter vacation feeling like a million dollars. [c. 1920]
See also: dollar, like, look, million
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

look a million dollars

If someone or something looks a million dollars, they look extremely attractive. Note: `Doughnuts' is sometimes spelled `donuts' in this expression. Casual trousers, comfortable shoes, immaculate hair. He looks a million dollars. Tinseltown was positively seedy for many years but now it's been spruced up and looks a million dollars.
See also: dollar, look, million
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

look (or feel) (like) a million dollars

(of a person) look (or feel) extremely good. informal
See also: dollar, look, million
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