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looker

[loo k-er] /ˈlʊk ər/
noun
1.
a person who looks.
2.
Informal. a very attractive person.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; 1900-05 for def 2; see look, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for looker

looker

/ˈlʊkə/
noun (informal)
1.
a person who looks
2.
a very attractive person, esp a woman or girl
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Word Origin and History for looker
n.

Old English locere "one engaged in looking," agent noun from look (v.). Meaning "one who watches over" is from c.1300; that of "one who has a certain appearance" is late 15c. Slang meaning "attractive woman" attested from 1893. Looker-in (1927) was an early word for "television viewer."

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Slang definitions & phrases for looker

looker

noun
  1. A good-looking person of either sex, but esp a woman: That waitress is a looker, a real dish (1902+)
  2. (also lookie-loo) A person who inspects merchandise but does not buy: A ''looker'' is to the used car lot what a browser is to a bookstore/ Yard/ garage/tag sales are plagued by ''lookie-loos'' (1940s+ Salespersons)
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