Dictionary Results for hook


1. hook - noun

· a catch for locking a door

Hypernym(s): catch




2. hook - noun

· a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook

Synonym(s): crotchet

Hypernym(s): curve, curved_shape




3. hook - noun

· anything that serves as an enticement

Synonym(s): bait, come-on, lure, sweetener

Hypernym(s): temptation, enticement




4. hook - noun

· a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

Synonym(s): claw

Hypernym(s): mechanical_device




5. hook - noun

· a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

Hypernym(s): implement




6. hook - noun

· a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his hooking"

Synonym(s): draw, hooking

Hypernym(s): golf_stroke, golf_shot, swing




7. hook - noun

· a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent

Hypernym(s): punch, clout, poke, lick, biff, slug




8. hook - noun

· a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket

Synonym(s): hook_shot

Hypernym(s): basketball_shot




9. hook - verb

· fasten with a hook

Hypernym(s): fasten, fix, secure

Antonym(s): unhook




10. hook - verb

· rip off; ask an unreasonable price

Synonym(s): overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob

Hypernym(s): cheat, rip_off, chisel




11. hook - verb

· make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle; "She sat there crocheting all day"

Synonym(s): crochet

Hypernym(s): loop, intertwine




12. hook - verb

· hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left

Hypernym(s): hit




13. hook - verb

· take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!"

Synonym(s): snitch, thieve, cop, knock_off, glom

Hypernym(s): steal, rip_off, rip




14. hook - verb

· make off with belongings of others

Synonym(s): pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, sneak, filch, nobble, lift

Hypernym(s): steal, rip_off, rip




15. hook - verb

· hit with a hook; "His opponent hooked him badly"

Hypernym(s): hit




16. hook - verb

· catch with a hook; "hook a fish"

Hypernym(s): catch, grab, take_hold_of




17. hook - verb

· to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

Synonym(s): addict

Hypernym(s): habituate, accustom




18. hook - verb

· secure with the foot; "hook the ball"

Hypernym(s): play




19. hook - verb

· entice and trap; "The car salesman had snared three potential customers"

Synonym(s): snare

Hypernym(s): entice, lure, tempt




20. hook - verb

· approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"

Synonym(s): solicit, accost

Hypernym(s): offer





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