|1.||[ verb ] fasten with a hook|
|Related terms:||unhook fasten hook_up|
|2.||[ verb ] make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle|
"She sat there crocheting all day"
|Related terms:||loop handicraft crochet|
|3.||[ verb ] (golf) in golf: hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left|
|Related terms:||hit golf|
|4.||[ noun ] a catch for locking a door|
|5.||[ verb ] rip off; ask an unreasonable price|
|Synonyms:||rob soak gazump fleece plume pluck surcharge overcharge|
|Related terms:||undercharge cheat extort charge|
|6.||[ noun ] anything that serves as an enticement|
|Synonyms:||bait sweetener lure come-on|
|Related terms:||temptation sweeten addict bait|
|7.||[ noun ] a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook|
|Related terms:||curve uncus|
|8.||[ noun ] a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something|
|Related terms:||implement boat_hook crotchet cup_hook fishhook gaff gig buttonhook meat_hook skyhook barb|
|9.||[ verb ] to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, esp. a narcotic drug)|
|Related terms:||habituate addict addict addiction use|
|10.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2285|
|11.||[ noun ] a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something|
|Related terms:||mechanical_device anchor pothook tenterhook grapnel coat_hanger|
|12.||[ noun ] (sport,boxing) a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent|
|Related terms:||punch roundhouse|
|13.||[ verb ] (boxing) hit with a hook|
"His opponent hooked him badly"
|Related terms:||hit boxing|
|14.||[ verb ] catch with a hook|
"hook a fish"
|Related terms:||catch seize|
|15.||[ verb ] (criminal law) make off with belongings of others|
|Synonyms:||pilfer purloin lift abstract sneak nobble pinch filch swipe snarf cabbage|
|Related terms:||steal booster pilferage|
|16.||[ noun ] (anatomy,zoology) the (prehensile) extremity of the superior limb|
|Synonyms:||hand mitt mauler paw manus|
"he had the hands of a surgeon" "he extended his mitt"
|Related terms:||extremity fist left right hooks arm homo finger palm intercapitular_vein metacarpal_vein digital_arteries ball metacarpus metacarpal_artery pass|
|17.||[ verb ] (criminal law) take by theft|
|Synonyms:||glom thieve knock_off cop snitch|
"Someone snitched my wallet!"
|Related terms:||steal larceny|
|18.||[ verb ] approach with an offer of sexual favors|
"he was solicited by a prostitute" "The young man was caught soliciting in the park"
|19.||[ verb ] entice and trap|
"The car salesman had snared three potential customers"
|Related terms:||entice solicit trap|
|20.||[ verb ] secure with the foot|
"hook the ball"
|Related terms:||play rugby|
|21.||[ noun ] (sport,golf) a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer|
"he took lessons to cure his hooking"
|22.||[ noun ] (sport,basketball) a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket|