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hook (n):
a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket
hook (n):
a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent
hook (n):
a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
Samples
he took lessons to cure his hooking
Related Words: ing
hook (n):
a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
hook (n):
a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
hook (n):
a catch for locking a door
hook (n):
anything that serves as an enticement
Related Words: baitluresweetener
hook (n):
a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
hook (v):
approach with an offer of sexual favors
Samples
he was solicited by a prostitute.
The young man was caught soliciting in the park

Related Word: solicit
hook (v):
entice and trap
Samples
The car salesman had snared three potential customers
Related Words: snare
hook (v):
secure with the foot
Samples
hook the ball
hook (v):
to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
Related Words: addict
hook (v):
fasten with a hook
hook (v):
catch with a hook
Samples
hook a fish
hook (v):
hit with a hook
Samples
His opponent hooked him badly
hook (v):
hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left
hook (v):
make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle
Samples
She sat there crocheting all day
Related Words: crochet
hook (v):
make off with belongings of others
Related Words: cabbageliftpilfer
hook (v):
rip off; ask an unreasonable price
Related Word: overcharge
hook (v):
take by theft
Samples
Someone snitched my wallet!
Related Words: snitchthieve
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