take a gander (at someone or something)

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take a gander

To look at or review something. Here, take a gander at this report and tell me what you think.
See also: gander, take

take a gander (at someone or something)

To glance or look at someone or something, especially in a quick, informal, or nonchalant manner. Hey, Barry, come take a gander at this engine and see if you can tell what's wrong with it. I took a gander, but nothing in the shop interested me. Wow, take a gander at that gorgeous guy at the bar!
See also: gander, someone, take

take a gander (at someone or something)

to look at someone or something. Wow, take a gander at that new car! I wanted to take a gander at the new computer before they started using it.
See also: gander, take

take a gander at

Look at, glance at, as in Will you take a gander at that woman's red hair! This slangy idiom, dating from the early 1900s, presumably came from the verb gander, meaning "stretch one's neck to see," possibly alluding to the long neck of the male goose. For a synonym, see take a look at.
See also: gander, take

take a gander

verb
See also: gander, take

take a gander (at someone/something)

tv. to look at someone or something. (see also gander.) Wow, take a gander at this chick!