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Definition of "hooks" []

  • A piece of material, usually metal, curved or bent and used to suspend, catch, hold, or pull something (noun)
  • A trap or snare (noun)
  • Something that attracts or is intended to be an attraction (noun)
  • Something resembling a hook in design or use (noun)
  • A sharp bend or angle in a geological formation, esp a river (noun)
  • A sharply curved spit of land (noun)
  • A short swinging blow delivered from the side with the elbow bent (noun)
  • A shot in which the ball is hit square on the leg side with the bat held horizontally (noun)
  • A shot that causes the ball to swerve sharply from right to left (noun)
  • The top of a breaking wave (noun)
  • The act of hooking an opposing player (noun)
  • A stroke added to the stem of a written or printed note to indicate time values shorter than a crotchet (noun)
  • A catchy musical phrase in a pop song (noun)
  • To fasten or be fastened with or as if with a hook or hooks (verb)
  • To catch (something, such as a fish) on a hook (verb)
  • To curve like or into the shape of a hook (verb)
  • (of bulls, elks, etc) to catch or gore with the horns (verb)
  • To make (a rug) by hooking yarn through a stiff fabric backing with a special instrument (verb)
  • To cut (grass or herbage) with a sickle (verb)
  • To hit (an opponent) with a hook (verb)
  • To impede (an opposing player) by catching hold of him with the stick (verb)
  • To play (a ball) with a hook (verb)
  • To obtain and pass (the ball) backwards from a scrum to a member of one's team, using the feet (verb)
  • To trick (verb)
  • Plural form of hook. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hook. (verb)

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Use "hooks" in a sentence
  • "The best thing about these hooks is that they work."
  • "Yes | No | Report from stick500 wrote 7 weeks 7 hours ago from what I understand about circle hooks is that they are also good for having the fish hook themselves, right?"
  • "Missy and Lauryn they aren't the only ones: Queen Latifah sang her hooks from the start."