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Noun
A piece of metal or other hard material curved or bent back at an angle, for catching hold of or hanging things on
“There was a hook where a picture once hung, with horrid marks where the picture had been.”
Noun
A bent piece of metal, typically barbed and baited, for catching fish
“Ben had tried to show her how to bait a hook earlier, but Inger felt too much sympathy for the poor worms to skewer them successfully.”
Noun
A curved cutting instrument, especially as used for reaping or shearing
“In summer for the wheat harvest, everybody was given a reaping hook to work in the fields.”
Noun
A short swinging punch made with the elbow bent and rigid, especially in boxing
“She responds with a right hook and catches him off guard.”
Noun
Curved fastener
“One of his jackets hung from a hook.”
Verb
Catch with a hook
“I managed to get a few takes, but only hooked one fish which shook the hook before I landed it.”
Verb
Attach or fasten with a hook or hooks
“One interesting solution is to hook your thumb drive to a neck strap to make a necklace, or a key chain, That way, you will never leave home without it.”
Verb
Bend into the shape of a hook so as to fasten around or to an object
“In case you were wondering, you hook your arms through the straps of another jumper's parachute.”
Verb
To put or bring together so as to form a new and longer whole
“… hooked up three short chains together to make a longer necklace.”
Verb
To steal
“… the monkey hooked four bananas from the basket and scampered away to enjoy them.”
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