Looker Look"er, n. 1. One who looks. [1913 Webster]

2. A person who is physically very attractive, especially a beautiful woman. [PJC]

{Looker-on}, a spectator; an onlooker; one that looks on, but has no agency or part in an affair. [1913 Webster]

Did not this fatal war affront thy coast, Yet sattest thou an idle looker-on ? --Fairfax. [1913 Webster]

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