Definition of dekko in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdɛkəʊ/


[in singular] British informal
A quick look or glance: come and have a dekko at this
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  • For a more complete look at its features you can take a dekko here.
  • For a dekko as to what the CD contains, it has recipes for chutneys, ‘tokkus’ and ‘pachadis’, curries and masalas, starters, raithas, gravies, rice items and rotis.
  • All in all, worth a dekko… but not in a cinema hall.


Late 19th century (originally used by the British army in India): from Hindi dekho 'look!', imperative of dekhnā.

Words that rhyme with dekko

art deco, echo, Eco, El Greco, gecko, secco

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