Associations to the word «Hooker»

Wiktionary

HOOKER, noun. One who, or that which, hooks.
HOOKER, noun. (slang) A prostitute. [from 1845]
HOOKER, noun. A small fishing boat.
HOOKER, noun. (nautical) (slang) (derogatory) Any antiquated craft.
HOOKER, noun. (rugby) A player who hooks the ball out of the scrum with his foot.
HOOKER, noun. A crocheter.
HOOKER, noun. (slang) (dated) A measurement of alcohol without definite amounts, meaning the same thing as a "slug" (of gin), an overlarge gulp. Used from the 1920s through the 1940s.
HOOKER, proper noun. A surname​.
HOOKER, proper noun. A ghost town in Missouri.
HOOKER, proper noun. A city in Oklahoma.

Dictionary definition

HOOKER, noun. United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879).
HOOKER, noun. English theologian (1554-1600).
HOOKER, noun. A prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets.
HOOKER, noun. A golfer whose shots typically curve left (for right-handed golfers).
HOOKER, noun. (rugby) the player in the middle of the front row of the scrum who tries to capture the ball with the foot.

Wise words

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