Dictionary Results for hooking


1. hooking - noun

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

Synonym(s): hook, draw

Hypernym(s): golf_stroke, golf_shot, swing




2. hook - verb

· fasten with a hook

Hypernym(s): fasten, fix, secure

Antonym(s): unhook




3. hook - verb

· rip off; ask an unreasonable price

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

Hypernym(s): cheat, rip_off, chisel




4. 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




5. hook - verb

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

Hypernym(s): hit




6. hook - verb

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

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

Hypernym(s): steal, rip_off, rip




7. 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




8. hook - verb

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

Hypernym(s): hit




9. hook - verb

· catch with a hook; "hook a fish"

Hypernym(s): catch, grab, take_hold_of




10. hook - verb

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

Synonym(s): addict

Hypernym(s): habituate, accustom




11. hook - verb

· secure with the foot; "hook the ball"

Hypernym(s): play




12. hook - verb

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

Synonym(s): snare

Hypernym(s): entice, lure, tempt




13. 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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