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

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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 Another looker is marinated steamed cod wrapped in thread-thin vermicelli. Washington Post, "Say hello to NiHao, yet another prize Chinese restaurant from the Chang family," 23 Oct. 2020 On the other hand, the Speedster is undoubtedly a looker, and a swift, top-down run in this car is nothing short of delightful. Martin Padgett, Car and Driver, "1993 Porsche 911 Speedster Road Test," 27 Mar. 2020 The new iteration is a looker, as well, with its Bavarian cheekpiece, schnabel forehead, and scale checkering. T. Edward Nickens, Field & Stream, "The 10 Best Rifles for Squirrel Hunting," 11 Sep. 2019 In November 1993, at a nighttime ceremony at the burial site, with hundreds of participants and on lookers, Blakey, wearing traditional formal African attire, accepted a small box. Bettye Kearse, Time, "I Feared My Enslaved Ancestors Had Been Dishonored in Death—But the African Burial Ground in New York City Tells a Different Story," 24 Mar. 2020 The Atlas isn’t the only looker in the three-row mainstream world. cleveland, "Big Volkswagen Atlas shrugs off the snow," 8 Feb. 2020 Undeniably, Brooks is a real looker with an outstanding body. Jasmine Grant, Essence, "Eye Candy: 13 Sexy Photos Of 'A Fall From Grace' Star Mehcad Brooks We're Obsessing Over," 28 Jan. 2020 Aesthetically, the rifle’s a real looker, and its fit and finish are top-notch. Outdoor Life, "The 18 Best New Hunting and Precision Rifles, Tested," 10 June 2019 The airy upstairs dining room, wrapped in windows and set off with paddle fans near the ceiling, remains a looker. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, "A decade in, Trummer’s ditches fancy for casual in Clifton," 22 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of looker

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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

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“Looker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/looker. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of looker

informal : a person (especially a woman) who is very attractive

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