What does on the hook mean?

Definitions for on the hook

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. on the hook(p)(adj)

    caught in a difficult or dangerous situation

    "there I was back on the hook"


  1. on the hook(Adjective)

    In debt; obligated to pay or provide; liable; responsible or blamed.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of on the hook in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of on the hook in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lee Trevino:

    You can talk to a fade but a hook won't listen.

  2. CaddyShack:

    Al Czervik Last time I saw a mouth like that, it had a hook in it.

  3. Thomas Jefferson:

    Do not bite at the bait of pleasure till you know there is no hook beneath it.

  4. Ovid:

    Let your hook be always cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be fish.

  5. Allison Williams:

    He is one of the funniest people I have ever worked with, i think his Hook will be just scary and silly enough for kids.

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