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KK Pronunciation

〔 hUk 〕


〔 huk 〕

Overview of noun hook

The noun hook has 8 senses

  • hook -- (a catch for locking a door)

  • hook, crotchet -- (a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook)

  • bait, come-on, hook, lure, sweetener -- (anything that serves as an enticement)

  • hook, claw -- (a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something)

  • hook -- (a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something)

  • hook, draw, hooking -- (a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his hooking")

  • hook -- (a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent)

  • hook shot, hook -- (a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket)

Overview of verb hook

The verb hook has 12 senses

  • hook -- (fasten with a hook)

  • overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook -- (rip off; ask an unreasonable price)

  • crochet, hook -- (make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle; "She sat there crocheting all day")

  • hook -- (hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left)

  • hook, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glom -- (take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!")

  • pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift -- (make off with belongings of others)

  • hook -- (hit with a hook; "His opponent hooked him badly")

  • hook -- (catch with a hook; "hook a fish")

  • addict, hook -- (to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug))

  • hook -- (secure with the foot; "hook the ball")

  • hook, snare -- (entice and trap; "The car salesman had snared three potential customers")

  • hook, solicit, accost -- (approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park")