What Does CHECK IT OUT Mean?

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The Quick Answer

CHECK IT OUT means "Pay Attention to Something."

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The phrase "check it out" is a synonym for phrases such as "Look at that," or "Listen to this." It is used to call someone's attention to something. For example:
  • Check it out! This tune is banging!
  • Check it out, a couple of real hotties just walked in.
  • Check it out, I got straight A's!
In text messaging, the phrase "check it out" is often abbreviated as CIO. In 2010, American rappers and Nicki Minaj released a song called "Check It Out," which samples the 1979 hit single "Video Killed the Radio Star" by the British band the Buggles.

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When I write CHECK IT OUT, I mean this:

meaning of CHECK IT OUT

"Pay Attention to Something"

Summary of Key Points

"Pay Attention to Something" is, by far, the most common meaning for CHECK IT OUT when it is used in a text. (Bear in mind that it could have another meaning if used in a different context.)
Definition:Pay Attention to Something
Guessability:guessability level 3

3: Guessable

Typical Users:typical user
Adults, Teenagers, and Under 13s

Example of CHECK IT OUT Used in a Text

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