Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of hook.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hook.

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

  • noun large strong hand (as of a fighter)

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Examples

  • The best thing about these hooks is that they work.

    Hack College: How To Keep Your Dorm Room Organized

  • "Lynne Griffin hooks her readers on page one ... able to delve into family issues and women’s lives with such fearless insight ... readers will be demanding more of this new perspective in fiction."

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  • 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?

    Circle Hook Debate Revisited

  • The basic function of wall hooks is to keep coats neat and tidy when you are not wearing them.

    Arrow Coat Hook

  • Missy and Lauryn they aren't the only ones: Queen Latifah sang her hooks from the start.

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  • 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?

    Circle Hook Debate Revisited

  • 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?

    Circle Hook Debate Revisited

  • The best thing about these hooks is that they work.

    Hack College: How To Keep Your Dorm Room Organized

  • 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?

    Circle Hook Debate Revisited

  • Her shower curtain hooks are bright yellow duckies, which I gave her.

    Dear Clusterflock | clusterflock

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  • In Scrabble, hooks are letters added to the front or back of a word in order to create a new word. For example, if the word za has been played, you could add a P as a back hook to make zap.

    January 6, 2010