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scope out

1. To make a preliminary investigation, inspection, or analysis of something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "scope" and "out." We need to scope out some locations for the music video this weekend. Someone's gotta scope the joint out before we can hit it.
2. verb, slang To look with interest at someone who one finds attractive. A noun or pronoun can be used between "scope" and "out." He spent the whole date scoping out other girls, so, no, I don't think it went very well. There's some girl at the bar scoping you out, Chris—you should go over and talk to her.
See also: out, scope

scope (on) someone

Sl. to evaluate a member of the opposite sex visually. He scoped every girl who came in the door. He wouldn't like it if somebody scoped on him. Or would he?

scope someone or something out

Sl. to look someone or something over; to check someone or something out. Hey, scope the new car out! Dave was scoping out all the girls.
See also: out, scope

scope out

To make a preliminary inspection of something: The crew scoped out possible locations for the movie. Before the thieves robbed the bank, they spent weeks scoping it out.
See also: out, scope

scope (on) someone

tv. & in. to evaluate a member of the opposite sex visually. He scoped every girl who came in the door.
See also: on, scope, someone

scope someone

See also: scope, someone

scope someone out

tv. to look someone over; to check someone out. Dave was scoping out all the girls.
See also: out, scope, someone
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