a look

"A look" is a certain style of hair, makeup, and clothes. You can say what kind of look a person has:

She has a classic, traditional look.

I'm going for, like, a really edgy look.

That's a nice look!

There are other meanings of "a look" as well:

  • The emotions you're showing on your face:
    She gave me an angry look.
  • Quickly checking on something:

    A: The coffee maker seems to be broken or something.

    B: OK, I'll give it a look.

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