get a load of something or someone

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get a load of (someone or something)

1. To observe, inspect, or look at someone or something of interest. Get a load of George over there. That dude knows how to dress! You'll stop doubting me once you get a load of how big her truck is.
2. Listen to what I'm about to say; listen to this. Always used as an imperative. Get a load of this—someone in the next town over won the lottery last week!
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get a load of something or someone

tv. to look at someone or something. Get a load of the chrome on that set of wheels!
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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