look·​er | \ ˈlu̇-kər How to pronounce looker (audio) \

Definition of looker

1 : one that looks
2a : one having an appearance of a specified kind
b : one that has an attractive appearance

Synonyms & Antonyms for looker



Visit the Thesaurus for More 

Examples of looker in a Sentence

His girlfriend's a real looker. a college campus that has its fair share of lookers
Recent Examples on the Web Toyota’s exclusive coupé wasn’t just a looker, though. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 9 Mar. 2022 Two of his assists were alley-oops — the no-looker to Cardwell as well as one to Allen Flanigan — while two more led to easy baskets at the rim. Tom Green | Tgreen@al.com, al, 17 Feb. 2022 The looker among first courses is a variation of the palak chat made famous by Rasika in Washington. Washington Post, 6 Oct. 2021 Alma’s handsome roast chicken shows up with a glaze of honey, soy sauce and thyme — the lacquer is a looker — atop a pool of romesco sauce dotted with guasacaca sauce. Washington Post, 24 Jan. 2022 Then again, Quantic Dream does make great looking games and with the backing of Lucasfilm Games, this could be quite a looker. Erik Kain, Forbes, 10 Dec. 2021 Pork belly sliced over a lake made green and luscious with epazote, poblano, cilantro and jalapeño is both a looker and a taster. Washington Post, 22 Oct. 2021 The listing itself is a looker, as one of the rooms essentially serves as a shrine to the Lakers. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 21 Sep. 2021 It’s not just a looker, either, as the blue and gold bike has also been kitted out with all the high-end components hardcore cyclists demand. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 8 Apr. 2021 See More

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'looker.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of looker

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Learn More About looker

Time Traveler for looker

Time Traveler

The first known use of looker was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Dictionary Entries Near looker




See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for looker

Last Updated

24 Mar 2022

Cite this Entry

“Looker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/looker. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon


Test Your Vocabulary

Great Words for Scrabble

  • scrabble tiles that read scrabble quiz
  • Which of the following Q-without-U words means the number five in cards or dice?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!