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Definition of hoek

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1. hook [ v ] fasten with a hook

Used 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"

Used in print:

(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 left

Used 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 door

Used 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 price

Used 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 enticement

Synonyms bait lure hook sweetener come-on Related Terms temptation sweeten addict bait

7. hook [ n ] a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook

Synonyms crotchet hook Related Terms curve uncus

8. hook [ n ] a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

Synonyms 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 2285

Synonyms Hook

11. hook [ n ] a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

Synonyms 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 bent

Synonyms hook Related Terms punch roundhouse

13. hook [ v ] hit with a hook
Examples: "His opponent hooked him badly"

Synonyms hook Related Terms hit boxing

14. hook [ v ] catch with a hook
Examples: "hook a fish"

Synonyms hook Related Terms catch seize

15. hook [ v ] make off with belongings of others

Synonyms 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"

Synonyms hand mauler hook mitt paw manus Related Terms extremity fist left right hooks arm homo finger palm intercapitular_vein metacarpal_vein digital_arteries ball metacarpus metacarpal_artery pass

17. hook [ v ] take by theft
Examples: "Someone snitched my wallet!"

Synonyms glom snitch cop knock_off thieve hook Related Terms steal larceny

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"

Synonyms accost hook solicit Related Terms offer

19. hook [ v ] entice and trap
Examples: "The car salesman had snared three potential customers"

Synonyms snare hook Related Terms entice solicit trap

20. hook [ v ] secure with the foot
Examples: "hook the ball"

Synonyms hook Related Terms play rugby

21. hook [ n ] a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
Examples: "he took lessons to cure his hooking"

Synonyms draw hooking hook Related Terms golf_stroke

22. hook [ n ] a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket

Synonyms hook hook_shot Related Terms basketball_shot

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