the quick glancing a male does when looking for something that his significant other sent him to look for with specific directions on how and where to find it.
Wife says to husband. John, please get me my green coffee mug in the second cupboard to the left of the sink on the the second shelf all the way in the back right hand corner. Man says to wife from kitchen. Honey I can't find it. Wife answers husband. Did you "look" for it or did you just man-look!?