What does hooks mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hooks, meat hooks, maulersnoun

    large strong hand (as of a fighter)

    "wait till I get my hooks on him"


  1. hooks

    Hooks are a type of fastening device that are typically curved or angled and used to catch, hold or pull objects. In programming, hooks refer to functions or routines that allow the customization or modification of the system or application behavior by intercepting function or method calls, events, or messages. In music, a hook is a catchy melody or phrase that makes a song memorable.


  1. Hooks

    Hooks is a city in Bowie County, Texas, United States. The population was 2,769 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Texarkana, Texas - Texarkana, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. hooks

    Pieces of bent iron fixed to the transom plates of a field-carriage are so called. They serve to fix the bricoles or ropes for drawing it occasionally backwards or forwards.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. HOOKS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hooks is ranked #2125 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Hooks surname appeared 17,053 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 6 would have the surname Hooks.

    48.7% or 8,318 total occurrences were White.
    45.3% or 7,727 total occurrences were Black.
    2.8% or 488 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.3% or 399 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    0.3% or 63 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.3% or 56 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hooks in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hooks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of hooks in a Sentence

  1. Ashley Judd:

    Tough girls come from New York. Sweet girls, they're from Georgia. But us Kentucky girls, we have fire and ice in our blood. We can ride horses, be a debutante, throw left hooks, and drink with the boys, all the while making sweet tea, darlin'. And if we have an opinion, you know you're gonna hear it.

  2. John Donne:

    Come live with me, and be my love, And we will some new pleasures prove Of golden sands, and crystal brooks, With silken lines, and silver hooks.

  3. Melissa Rosales:

    We had a lot of shaking of pots and pans, but they're up on hooks so they didn't go anywhere.

  4. Dean Lomax:

    We could see tiny hook-shaped features that were actually the hooks from the tentacles of squid, so we know what its last meal was.

  5. Nir Eyal:

    Facebook is a poster child for a company that has these hooks.

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