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hook•er



Pronunciation: (hook'ur), [key]
n.
1. a person or thing that hooks.
2. Slang.prostitute.
3. Slang.a large drink of liquor.
4. Slang.a concealed problem, flaw, or drawback; a catch.
5. Rugby.a player who hooks the ball in the front line of scrummage.
6. (cap.) Offensive.an Amish Mennonite.

hook•er



Pronunciation: (hook'ur), [key]
n. Naut.
1. Slang.any old-fashioned or clumsy vessel.
2. any fishing vessel working with hooks and lines rather than nets.

Hook•er



Pronunciation: (hook'ur), [key]
n.
1. Joseph, 1814–79, Union general in the U.S. Civil War.
2. Richard, 1554?–1600, English author and clergyman.
3. Thomas, 1586?–1647, English Puritan clergyman: one of the founders of the colony of Connecticut.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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