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
a rugby player who uses his arms to get round places you couldn't imagine
that man is such a hooker, i mean he must take it up the poo chute
by MrPink May 07, 2003
1. (plural) a group of mother monsters/the queen's monsters. (usually very naughty ones)

2. Hooker (singular) a crazy Monster
"whoa Gaga, did you see how crazy your hookers got last night?"

"I know! Their a blast!"
by gagas#1HOOKER August 17, 2011
girls mostly in corners, hitting on/harassing guys that drive by.. expecting to get some =)
Those hookers are harassing 40 year old men and there like 15!
by Mufasaa ;-) April 20, 2004
Hooker: *noun* (1)A woman who preys on innocent male bystanders with her sexual wit and cleverness and imagination. (2)A species of whale.
Maybe we'll see some hookers while we're out on the bay.
by Chantel & Julia September 05, 2005
a prostitute(Refers to getting men hooked into a situation where they can be exploited sexually or robbed. Has nothing to do with a certain General Hooker.)
Some hooker was flashing her privates, right in the middle of the street.
by Light Joker May 01, 2005
Noun (n.)

A solo artist, songwriter, group, or band that writes music for the purpose of garnering attention in lieu of self-expression.
"Have you heard the new Red Jumpsuit Apparatus album? They're just a bunch of hookers now, it's depressing."
by PescadoNino17 January 25, 2009
what you hang your coat-er on
i'll put my coat-er on a hooker
by rich the l33t May 07, 2003

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