Meaning of hook

Definition of hook

(noun) a catch for locking a door
a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
anything that serves as an enticement
a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his hooking"
a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent
a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket
(verb) fasten with a hook
rip off; ask an unreasonable price
make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle; "She sat there crocheting all day"
hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left
take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!"
make off with belongings of others
hit with a hook; "His opponent hooked him badly"
catch with a hook; "hook a fish"
to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
secure with the foot; "hook the ball"
entice and trap; "The car salesman had snared three potential customers"
approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"

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