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[goo d-loo k-er] /ˈgʊdˈlʊk ər/
noun, Informal.
a person with a pleasingly attractive appearance.
Origin of good-looker
1890-95, Americanism; good-look(ing) or good look(s) + -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Historical Examples
  • Jim O'Neil was a good-looker, and the Molls buzzed round him like bees round a honey pot.

  • She's a good-looker, but she's a tartar, too, when it comes to licking.

    Swatty Ellis Parker Butler
  • You guess it's a pretty tough thing to see a good-looker boy go down in a big commercial fight.

    The Man in the Twilight Ridgwell Cullum
  • "Hey, good-looker," he dropped to an ingratiating whisper, with a leer to increase the effectiveness of his words.

    Mountain Clement Wood
  • Here he is, the only good-looker in the bunch, Jack laughed, pushing Ned forward.

    Boy Scouts in the Northwest G. Harvey Ralphson
  • She's a good-looker, all right; she was pointed out to me one night in the hotel dining-room.

    A Man of Two Countries Alice Harriman
  • How could an old mug like you get a good-looker like that to marry you?

  • This preacher is a good-looker, all right, but looks ain't everything.

  • To him it was amazing that the Skandinavia should send this girl, this good-looker, on a journey through their forests alone.

    The Man in the Twilight Ridgwell Cullum
British Dictionary definitions for good-looker


a handsome or pretty person
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Slang definitions & phrases for good-looker



Someone or something that is handsome and attractive, esp a woman; looker: Is she a good looker? (1893+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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