from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Bent or angled like a hook.
  • adjective Having a hook.
  • adjective Made by hooking yarn.
  • adjective Captivated by or devoted to a custom or thing.
  • adjective Addicted to a narcotic.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bent like a hook; hook-shaped.
  • Having a hook or hooks; furnished with hooks: as, a hooked stick; a hooked chariot (one having sharp hooks projecting outward for offensive purposes, as used in ancient war).
  • A chisel with the end bent at an angle, used in marble-cutting where the square chisel cannot conveniently be employed.
  • A tool similar to a scorper, used in wood-turning.
  • A bent knife for paring hoofs.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having the form of a hook; curvated.
  • adjective Provided with a hook or hooks.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of hook.
  • adjective Having a sharp curve at the end; resembling a hook.
  • adjective Addicted; unable to resist or cease doing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective addicted to a drug
  • adjective curved down like an eagle's beak
  • adjective having or resembling a hook (especially in the ability to grasp and hold)


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

hook + -ed



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