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  1. a person with a pleasingly attractive appearance.

Origin of good-looker

1890–95, Americanism;good-look(ing) or good look(s) + -er1

Words Nearby good-looker Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use good-looker in a sentence

  • Thet gurl's not only white—she's got money, scads ov it, and is a good looker.

    The Devil's Own | Randall Parrish
  • He's an awful good looker, an' I think he got around that hall so stylish last night.

    The Black Pearl | Mrs. Wilson Woodrow
  • 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
  • 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
  • Must have been quite a good looker once, from the fine face and the still slim figure.

British Dictionary definitions for good-looker


  1. a handsome or pretty person

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