Definitions for hook

Definitions for (noun) hook

Main entry: hook, hook shot

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

Main entry: hook

Definition: a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent

Main entry: draw, hook, hooking

Definition: a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer

Usage: he took lessons to cure his hooking

Main entry: hook

Definition: a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

Main entry: hook, claw

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

Main entry: hook

Definition: a catch for locking a door

Main entry: lure, bait, come-on, sweetener, hook

Definition: anything that serves as an enticement

Main entry: crotchet, hook

Definition: a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook

Definitions for (verb) hook

Main entry: solicit, hook, accost

Definition: approach with an offer of sexual favors

Usage: he was solicited by a prostitute; The young man was caught soliciting in the park

Main entry: hook, snare

Definition: entice and trap

Usage: The car salesman had snared three potential customers

Main entry: hook

Definition: secure with the foot

Usage: hook the ball

Main entry: hook, addict

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

Main entry: hook

Definition: fasten with a hook

Main entry: hook

Definition: catch with a hook

Usage: hook a fish

Main entry: hook

Definition: hit with a hook

Usage: His opponent hooked him badly

Main entry: hook

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

Main entry: crochet, hook

Definition: make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle

Usage: She sat there crocheting all day

Main entry: abstract, filch, hook, snarf, sneak, nobble, swipe, cabbage, pilfer, pinch, purloin, lift

Definition: make off with belongings of others

Main entry: gazump, fleece, soak, overcharge, hook, rob, pluck, plume, surcharge

Definition: rip off; ask an unreasonable price

Main entry: thieve, hook, glom, cop, snitch, knock off

Definition: take by theft

Usage: Someone snitched my wallet!

Visual thesaurus for hook