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'hook'

Overview of noun hook
1. hook -- (a catch for locking a door)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


Overview of verb hook
1. hook -- (fasten with a hook)

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

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

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

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

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

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

8. hook -- (catch with a hook; "hook a fish")

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

10. hook -- (secure with the foot; "hook the ball")

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

12. 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")



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