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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.


  1. Hooked

    Hooked is a song by American country music singer Dylan Scott. It was released in August 2017 from his self-titled album on Curb Records. The song was written by Lindsay Rimes, Seth Ennis, and Morgan Evans.


  1. hooked

    Hooked generally refers to being addicted or completely absorbed in something to the point where one cannot stop or give it up. It can be used in many contexts, such as being hooked on a book, TV show, drug, game, or habit. "Hooked" suggests a strong attachment or fascination.

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. Saffron Webb:

    At hospital he would be crying at the door because he wanted to go outside, when he was having chemo he couldnt move as he was hooked up to the machine but all he wanted to do was crawl around.

  2. Mom Amy:

    My favorite state has to be Oregon. Its so beautiful, the coast is amazing. We just spent Christmas in Joshua Tree and luckily Santa Claus found Payson there. at first it was hard, Im a clean person and was used to showering at least once a day. It used to stress me out when Payson got dirty but she doesnt need to have a bath every single day, Amy revealed. Shes perfectly healthy and if she is dirty I just wash her down with a warm soapy cloth at night if we arent hooked up to water. Its hard sometimes not to have service everywhere we go. I need to be connected to WIFI for the part time work I do, and if theres no service it can be really tough, she continued. Derek added :.

  3. Chris Bryant:

    When Vine first came out, I was instantly hooked. The simplicity and just the sheer ease of creating fun content on your phone with a few taps was a big deal, i know it's hard to live up to the original, but my expectations are high.

  4. Gustavo García-Siller:

    They were all hooked to machines and some intubated, so there was not a possibility of dialogue. My place was to pray, to think about their families. I spoke to some of them without receiving any reaction back but I knew that I was speaking to real persons in suffering and that God knows their hearts.

  5. James Holland:

    By the end of the Second World War, you saw increasing knowledge of the side effects of these drugs, what you dont see is what to do with people once they become hooked thats something that had to be learned the hard way in the years that followed.

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