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 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 The California, a cheezy, double-patty looker is served on a brioche roll with plenty of crisp lettuce, tomato, onion and special sauce. Jess Fleming, Twin Cities, "In 2019, the burgers in these cities are better than ever," 24 Oct. 2019 Volvo makes some lookers right now (particularly wagons). Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "The Polestar 1 is a turbocharged, supercharged, plug-in hybrid enigma," 5 Nov. 2019 Uneasy about the screening, Salvador reaches out to one of its actors, Alberto (Asier Etxeandia), a debauched looker with dangerous habits and a thing for skulls. Manohla Dargis, New York Times, "‘Pain and Glory’ Review: Almodóvar’s Dazzling Art of Self-Creation," 3 Oct. 2019 And besides being a looker, Betty has all the lights, sirens and whistles imaginable. John Maccormack, ExpressNews.com, "‘Selena car’ among the attractions at San Antonio’s Lowlow Carshow," 29 Sep. 2019 But those two represent two important factions: A) the die-hard old-guard of Beavers’ fans who is always there no matter what; and B) the curious on-looker who shows up on a sunny day and gives a football program a chance. oregonlive, "Canzano: Oregon State football blowout victory was a $600,000 bargain," 14 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of looker

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Looker.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/looker. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of looker

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

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