look·​er ˈlu̇-kər How to pronounce looker (audio)
: one that looks
: one having an appearance of a specified kind
: one that has an attractive appearance

Examples of looker in a Sentence

His girlfriend's a real looker. Mom says Dad was a real looker in college
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Word History

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
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 5 Dec. 2023.

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