Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One that looks, especially a spectator or an onlooker.
  • noun Slang A very attractive person.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See louker.
  • noun One who looks or watches; one who seeks or explores.
  • noun Specifically—
  • noun A shepherd or herdsman
  • noun An inspector.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who looks.
  • noun A person who is physically very attractive, especially a beautiful woman.
  • noun a spectator; an onlooker; one that looks on, but has no agency or part in an affair.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun literally One that looks (actively), watches.
  • noun One having a specific look, appearance.
  • noun slang Someone or something who is remarkably good-looking.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
  • noun a very attractive or seductive looking woman

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

to look + -er

Examples

  • In fact, she was a looker from a certain angle, a little bit like that curvy sweetheart who died in a car crash around a year ago.

    Archive 2004-06-01

  • In fact, she was a looker from a certain angle, a little bit like that curvy sweetheart who died in a car crash around a year ago.

    vignette: depends

  • Witness the perfect marriage of ingenious design and user-friendly functions, this good-looker is set to be a head-turner at this year’s Basel show.

    Boing Boing

  • He's certainly not what the boys call a looker and his face doesn't inspire me with much confidence.

    The Lure of the North

  • When all is said and done, a looker is a keeper because you can still keep looking even if she turns out to be a typical snake with tits.

    Army Rumour Service

  • When all is said and done, a looker is a keeper because you can still keep looking even if she turns out to be a typical snake with tits.

    Army Rumour Service

  • When all is said and done, a looker is a keeper because you can still keep looking even if she turns out to be a typical snake with tits.

    Army Rumour Service

  • When all is said and done, a looker is a keeper because you can still keep looking even if she turns out to be a typical snake with tits.

    Army Rumour Service

  • Molly De Wolf Swensen is all blonde hair and long legs -- a real "looker," as they used to say.

    'American Idol': Season 10, episode 3

  • When the ladies discuss the "looker" theperceptionis far from favorable.

    The vet who did not vet

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