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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aquiline, hookedadjective

    curved down like an eagle's beak

  2. dependent, dependant, drug-addicted, hooked, strung-outadjective

    addicted to a drug

  3. hooklike, hookedadjective

    having or resembling a hook (especially in the ability to grasp and hold)

    "hooklike thorns";


  1. hookedadjective

    Having a sharp curve at the end; resembling a hook.

    a hooked nose

  2. hookedadjective

    Addicted; unable to resist or cease doing.

  3. Etymology: hook + -ed

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Hookedadjective

    Bent; curvated.

    Etymology: from hook.

    Gryps signifies eagle or vulture; from whence the epithet grypus, for an hooked or aquiline nose. Brown.

    Now thou threaten’st, with unjust decree,
    To seize the prize which I so dearly bought:
    Mean match to thine; for still above the rest,
    Thy hook’d rapacious hands usurp the best. Dryden.

    Caterpillars have claws and feet: the claws are hooked, to take the better hold in climbing from twig to twig, and hanging on the backsides of leaves. Nehemiah Grew, Cosmol. Sac.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hooked

    of Hook

  2. Hookedadjective

    having the form of a hook; curvated; as, the hooked bill of a bird

  3. Hookedadjective

    provided with a hook or hooks


  1. Hooked

    Hooked is the ninth collection of movie reviews by the critic Pauline Kael, covering the period from July 1985 to June 1988. All articles in the book originally appeared in The New Yorker. She reviews more than 170 films giving rich praise to the work of directors and performers she admires - in this collection for example, Robert Altman,; Alan Rudolph - for his film Songwriter; Nick Nolte, Susan Sarandon, Melanie Griffith, -; Lesley Ann Warren,; Steve Martin in Roxanne, -. And cool to what she regards as second rate, here for example, George Lucas; and the film Heartbreak Ridge - Her trademark witty style pervades the collection, - the telling use of metaphor -, - the jamming up of oppositions against each other to suggest the complexity of things -; - remarks with epigrammatic force, -; - the deft undercutting of a word or statement by the following word or statement -

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hooked in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hooked in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of hooked in a Sentence

  1. Joe Biden:

    Why are you so hooked on that ? You just want me to say the words so I sound like everybody else, i'm not everybody else -- I'm Joe Biden. I've always been who I am. I'm staying the way I am. He is encouraging white supremacists -- you can determine what that means.

  2. Lena Lupari:

    I’m hooked on Red Bull, it’s like a Class A drug. Recently I started getting migraines and then black spots in my vision. My gran had the same symptoms, and within two years, she was dead.

  3. Ramon Tremosa:

    You could see handset makers and operators go into the Africa market with a device that has the Google Play on it, but no other Google services, they could these users to try their own services before they get completely hooked on Google.

  4. Khloe Kardashian:

    I swear on my two kids I never hooked up with one person in the mansion while being with Hef, i have that much respect. I would go to hotels down the street.

  5. Ken Catania:

    As soon as I filmed them with a high speed camera I saw some amazing things and I was kind of hooked on to a research path to try and understand what was going on.

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    (used of persons) bound to a tract of land; hence their service is transferable from owner to owner
    • A. articulate
    • B. adscripted
    • C. extroversive
    • D. contagious

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