- a person who looks.
- Informal. a very attractive person.
Origin of looker
Examples from the Web for looker
In any case, she was a looker and Horace—with his blue eyes and his sweet-talking ways—won her over.Those Kansas City Blues: A Family History
October 24, 2014
It is said that all martyrdoms seemed mean to the looker on.De Profundis
No wonder they want a 'looker' to take the taste of him out of their mouths.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
Another general term for a herdsman was Looker, whence Luker.The Romance of Names
There was no objection to being supported in one's suspicion that, after all, one was a "looker."T. Tembarom
Frances Hodgson Burnett
I have often met him since as a looker on at shows, and we have occasionally corresponded.All About Dogs
Charles Henry Lane
- a person who looks
- a very attractive person, esp a woman or girl
Word Origin and History for looker
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."