What does hooker mean?

Definitions for hooker
ˈhʊk ərhook·er

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Hooker, Joseph Hooker, Fighting Joe Hookernoun

    United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)

  2. Hooker, Richard Hookernoun

    English theologian (1554-1600)

  3. streetwalker, street girl, hooker, hustler, floozy, floozie, slatternnoun

    a prostitute who attracts customers by walking the streets

  4. hookernoun

    a golfer whose shots typically curve left (for right-handed golfers)

  5. hookernoun

    (rugby) the player in the middle of the front row of the scrum who tries to capture the ball with the foot

Wiktionary

  1. hookernoun

    A prostitute.

  2. hookernoun

    A small fishing boat.

  3. hookernoun

    a player who hooks the ball out of the scrum with his foot.

  4. hookernoun

    A crocheter.

  5. hookernoun

    A person or thing that hooks.

  6. hookernoun

    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.

  7. Etymology: (verb form)

ChatGPT

  1. hooker

    A hooker is a term with different connotations based on context. In one sense, it is a colloquially and derogatorily used term to refer to a sex worker, specifically one who engages in prostitution. Meanwhile, in rugby, a hooker is a position of a player involved in obtaining the ball in scrummages by hooking or jabbing it back with the foot. In the context of sailing, it refers to a traditional type of Irish fishing boat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hookernoun

    one who, or that which, hooks

  2. Hookernoun

    a Dutch vessel with two masts

  3. Hookernoun

    a fishing boat with one mast, used on the coast of Ireland

  4. Hookernoun

    a sailor's contemptuous term for any antiquated craft

Wikidata

  1. Hooker

    Hooker is a city in Texas County, Oklahoma, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 1,918.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hooker

    hook′ėr, n. a two-masted Dutch vessel, a small fishing-smack. [Dut. hoeker.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. hooker

    A coast or fishing vessel--a small hoy-built craft with one mast, intended for fishing. They are common on our coasts, and greatly used by pilots, especially off the Irish ports. Also, Jack's name for his vessel, the favourite "old hooker." Also, a term for a short pipe, probably derived from hookah.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. HOOKER

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hooker is ranked #2185 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hooker surname appeared 16,646 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 6 would have the surname Hooker.

    70.2% or 11,697 total occurrences were White.
    23.6% or 3,935 total occurrences were Black.
    3.2% or 534 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 336 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.4% or 72 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.4% or 72 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hooker in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hooker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of hooker in a Sentence

  1. Mick Fleetwood:

    John Lee Hooker became a friend of mine and I love all of his work. He was truly an icon. He lived the life. I miss him.

  2. Eric Pio:

    Madonna is just a hooker that doesn't get paid.

  3. Carol Channing:

    Just lucky I guess, that was title of my book. It was based on an old joke. Here it is: Cop to hooker, ‘What’s a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?’ She answers, ‘Just lucky I guess.’ That has been my life.

  4. Billy DaMota:

    Paying a fee to audition for a casting assistant in order to 'demystify the casting process' is like paying a hooker to become a better conversationalist.

  5. John L. Jackley, New York Times, 10/29/90, p. A15.:

    Today, a successful Congressman has the fundraising ability of a hooker trying to raise cab fare home....

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