Take-a-gander definition

(idiomatic) To take a look; to check or examine.

They all went downtown to take a gander at the new shops that opened there.

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Take a gander is defined as to make an attempt or venture a guess.

An example of take a gander is when someone asks if you want to try to answer a hard question in a trivia game, or help to solve a puzzle that is being done.

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Origin of take-a-gander

  • First recorded in 1887, based on craning the neck like a goose.

    From Wiktionary