look-in

look-in

[look-in]
noun
1.
a brief glance.
2.
a short visit.
3.
Football. a quick pass play in which the ball is thrown to a receiver running a short diagonal pattern across the center of the field.

Origin:
1840–50; noun use of verb phrase look in

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look-in
 
n
1.  a chance to be chosen, participate, etc
2.  a short visit
 
vb (often foll by on)
3.  to pay a short visit

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