Definition of hoek
1. hook [ v ] fasten with a hookUsed in print:
(Clark McMeekin, The Fairbrothers....)
Frank followed her into the bedroom , hooked her dress up the back .Synonyms hook Related Terms unhook fasten hook_up
2. hook [ v ] make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle
Examples: "She sat there crocheting all day"
(Modern Maturity, 4:6...)
Then_again , there 's always that lovely old pastime of hooking or braiding rugs .Synonyms hook crochet Related Terms loop handicraft crochet
3. hook [ v ] in golf: hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the leftUsed in print:
(The New York Times,...)
He hooked the next two out_of_bounds on the opposite side .Synonyms hook Related Terms hit golf
4. hook [ n ] a catch for locking a doorUsed in print:
(Edwin Booth, Outlaw Town....)
There was no lock on the door , only an iron hook which he unfastened .Synonyms hook Related Terms catch
5. hook [ v ] rip off; ask an unreasonable priceUsed in print:
(The Philadelphia Inquirer,...)
' City Hooked for $ 172000 '' ' ?Synonyms rob soak hook fleece gazump plume pluck surcharge overcharge Related Terms undercharge cheat extort charge
6. hook [ n ] anything that serves as an enticementSynonyms bait lure hook sweetener come-on Related Terms temptation sweeten addict bait
7. hook [ n ] a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hookSynonyms crotchet hook Related Terms curve uncus
8. hook [ n ] a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling somethingSynonyms hook Related Terms implement boat_hook crotchet cup_hook fishhook gaff gig buttonhook meat_hook skyhook barb
9. hook [ v ] to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, esp. a narcotic drug)Synonyms hook addict Related Terms habituate addict addict addiction use
10. Hook [ n ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2285Synonyms Hook
11. hook [ n ] a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull somethingSynonyms claw hook Related Terms mechanical_device anchor pothook tenterhook grapnel coat_hanger
12. hook [ n ] a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bentSynonyms hook Related Terms punch roundhouse
13. hook [ v ] hit with a hook
Examples: "His opponent hooked him badly"
14. hook [ v ] catch with a hook
Examples: "hook a fish"
15. hook [ v ] make off with belongings of othersSynonyms pilfer purloin lift abstract hook filch pinch sneak swipe nobble snarf cabbage Related Terms steal booster pilferage
16. hook [ n ] the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb
Examples: "he had the hands of a surgeon" "he extended his mitt"
17. hook [ v ] take by theft
Examples: "Someone snitched my wallet!"
18. hook [ v ] approach with an offer of sexual favors
Examples: "he was solicited by a prostitute" "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"
19. hook [ v ] entice and trap
Examples: "The car salesman had snared three potential customers"
20. hook [ v ] secure with the foot
Examples: "hook the ball"
21. hook [ n ] a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
Examples: "he took lessons to cure his hooking"
22. hook [ n ] a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basketSynonyms hook hook_shot Related Terms basketball_shot
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