A commonly used slang term for prostitute. The word is used to refer to a woman who recieves payment for sexual pleasures she gives to the man she is employed by. Popular legend has it that the term "hooker" came from the American Civil War. There are many different versions of the legend involving Major General Joseph Hooker. A common one: Originally called "camp followers" prostitutes would follow the camps of the army. It was the job of the commanding general to make sure that these women were kept away from the soldiers camps. However, General Hooker never bothered to do so. They soon became known as "Hooker's other army" because they could be seen throughout the Union camps. Later it was shortened to "hookers." There are more still that tell of men questioning the identity of the ladies and being told "They're Hooker's" as in, belonging to Hooker, but the name stuck. Despite the many stories, this may or may not be true. The term "hooker" was used in print as early as the 1830's (years before Hooker was a public figure, and around 30 years before he was the head of the Army of the Potomac.) He was not a "pimp" in any way, as a select few rumor him to be, and was quite a good officer despite his failures. His name, however, seems to be linked to these women who sell their bodies for money.
"Look at how she's dressed. She looks like a hooker."
by I Love Erik July 24, 2008

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When a woman spreads her legs like the splits except vertically. The man comes in from either her vag or behind. The woman can bend her knee over his shoulder if she gets tired if a man also gets a blowjob at the same time in a threesome it is known as "the big H"
"I was hookering Julie last night"
"Really how'd it go?"
"Well Conor came in and we H'd her"
"Sweet.."
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A prostitute.

Began in the Civil War when General Joeseph "Fighting Joe" Hooker was concerned about the number of STDs amoung his soldiers. He Red District'd all of the prostitutes and gave them annual checks for signs of STDs. And everyone knows how generals check over their men to make sure all uniforms and such are in tip-top shape, so the Red District Prostitutes became known as "Hooker's Army", later dropping the "Army" and becoming "hooker."
Person: Yo, John, you see that hooker last night?
John: You mean Joe Hooker?
Person: Uh... no, the prostitutes. Didja sleep with her?
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Sometimes called a hookerino.
it is a common misconception that a hooker is a prositute or a woman who sells her body. In fact a hooker is simply a garden gnome that resides in Kansas, and then in winter moves to Lake Tahoe.
"Mark just bought a new Hooker"
"I found the best Hooker downtown last night!"
by Andy Valentine March 12, 2006

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A prostitute. Usually, prostitutes are females, but plenty of males are also prositutes.

Hookers sell their bodies to a variety of people, from unassuming men to really freaky characters. Just imagine having sex with half a dozen strange men each day for money it's not a pleasant thought.

And prostitutes don't have sex for money because they like it; it's about the money.

Hookers range from the chic call girl, who has control over the situation, to the lowly streetwalker, who is vulnerable to attack.

And remember: use a condom if you're with a prostitute, unless you want clamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, AIDS, hepatitis, syphilis, or other *charming* diseases.
"Oh God, put some clothes on! ... And I don't want to see your underwear! You look like a hooker." Moi thinking about Britney Spears, a reknowned porn star.
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A term of affection referring to your good friends...love
No matter what, you'll always be my hooker.
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Someone who sells their body by means of sex to make a living.
Dustin Burton can never love Sandy as much as I do because he is a hooker.
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Usually a girl named Alexis. She's always up on that pole, doin' her stuff. She is usually stupid drunk and will do pretty much anything. She is also usually really pretty, yet dumb.
Alexis, the hooker, walks on OBT with a hooters uniform, drunk and delusional asking people for money so she can "do stuff"
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