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Dictionary Definition

Hooker

Noun

1 United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879) [syn: Joseph Hooker, Fighting Joe Hooker]
2 English theologian (1554-1600) [syn: Richard Hooker]
3 a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets [syn: streetwalker, street girl, hustler, floozy, floozie, slattern]
4 a golfer whose shots typically curve left (for right-handed golfers)
5 (rugby) the player in the middle of the front row of the scrum who tries to capture the ball with the foot

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English

Etymology

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. A prostitute
    synonyms - see
  2. A small fishing boat.
  3. In rugby, a player who hooks the ball out of the scrum with his foot.
  4. A knitter.
  5. A person that hooks.

Translations

prostitute
rugby player

Extensive Definition

Hooker is a surname, and may refer to:
Hooker may also refer to:
hooker in Czech: Hooker
hooker in German: Hooker
hooker in French: Hooker
hooker in Georgian: ჰუკერი
hooker in Polish: Hooker (ujednoznacznienie)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

B-girl, Cyprian, Paphian, argosy, bark, bawd, boat, bottom, bucket, call girl, craft, daughter of joy, drab, erring sister, fallen woman, fille, fille de joie, harlot, hulk, hull, hustler, keel, leviathan, meretrix, packet, painted woman, poule, prostitute, scarlet woman, ship, stew, streetwalker, tub, unfortunate woman, vessel, watercraft, white slave, whore
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