hooker hooker  /ˈhʊ kər/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. And at long last, he finds his true love in the form of a fat black hooker with the proverbial Heart of Gold.
  2. Personally, if I'm by the pool, I just want to read and try to figure out if that woman in the thong is a trophy wife or a hooker.
  3. A nifty hooker and a delicate outside shooter, Alcindor is so fast, scrappy and versatile that Power Coach Jack Donahue could probably saw him in half and get two varsity guards.

News

  1. Scotland's injured Cross to miss rest of South Africa tour

    (Reuters) - Scotland prop Geoff Cross has become the second player to be ruled out of the rest of the three-test tour of South Africa because of injury, the Scottish Rugby Union (SRU) said on Monday. Cross, who has a shoulder joint injury, joins hooker Pat MacArthur on the sidelines after Saturday's bruising 27-17 loss to Samoa in Durban as the Scots prepare for this weekend's encounter against ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Ordinance bans restaurants near churches from selling alcohol

    Spencer Hooker told the St. Augustine City Commission that he's frustrated with what he's calling an out of date ordinance in the city. Hooker wants to add beer and wine to his menu at Kookaburra cafe in St. Augustine.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WJXT Jacksonville

  3. Hooker Furniture 'bullish' about company's future

    Hooker Furniture is “bullish about our future” based on its core business, new ventures and the improving economy, its chairman/CEO said Tuesday.
    on June 5, 2013     Source: Martinsville Bulletin

Quotes

  1. "There are marginal selection decisions to make all over the field and hooker is the perfect example of one of them," Gatland said. "We are confident, we have worked hard and if we continue in the same vein in which we started this campaign,...
    on Mar 11, 2008 By: Warren Gatland Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Nobody wants to see an old hooker. It's not that I'm anti-romantic comedy, which, for some reason, is always the favoured interpretation," said Roberts.
    on Feb 2, 2010 By: Julia Roberts Source: Hindustan Times

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