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To look at someone or something quickly - thesaurus

Synonyms

glance

verb

to look somewhere quickly and then look away

dart

verb

if you dart a look or a glance, or if your eyes dart somewhere, you look there suddenly and for a very short time

peep

verb

to look at something quickly and secretly, usually from a place where you think you cannot be seen

peek

verb

to look at something quickly, especially secretly or from behind something

flick

verb

to look at someone or something quickly

throw

verb

to suddenly aim a look, smile etc in a particular direction

give someone/something the once-over

to look at someone or examine something very quickly, in order to see what they are like

sneak a look/glance etc at

to secretly take a quick look at someone or something

steal a glance/look

to look at someone or something secretly and quickly

take one look at

to look at someone or something quickly and make a decision about them

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have/take a gander at

to look quickly at something

run/cast your eye(s) over something

to look at or read something very quickly

run your eyes over something

to look at or read something very quickly

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