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Meaning of HOOKER

Pronunciation:  'hûkur, 'hûkur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  (rugby) the player in the middle of the front row of the scrum who tries to hook the ball
  2. [n]  a golfer whose shots typically curve left (for right-handed golfers)
  3. [n]  a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets
  4. [n]  United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
  5. [n]  English theologian (1554-1600)
 

HOOKER is a 6 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: Fighting Joe Hooker, floozie, floozy, hustler, Joseph Hooker, Richard Hooker, slattern, street girl, streetwalker
 
 See Also: athlete, bawd, cocotte, cyprian, fancy woman, full general, general, golf player, golfer, harlot, jock, lady of pleasure, linksman, prostitute, sporting lady, tart, theologian, theologiser, theologist, theologizer, trollop, whore, woman of the street, working girl

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hook"er\, n.
1. One who, or that which, hooks.

2. (Naut.)
   (a) A Dutch vessel with two masts.
   (b) A fishing boat with one mast, used on the coast of
       Ireland.
   (c) A sailor's contemptuous term for any antiquated craft.

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

 

 

 

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