Hooked
Hooked Hooked, a. 1. Having the form of a hook; curvated; as, the hooked bill of a bird. [1913 Webster]

2. Provided with a hook or hooks. ``The hooked chariot.'' --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • hooked — [hukt] adj 1.) curved outwards or shaped like a hook ▪ a hooked nose 2.) [not before noun] informal if you are hooked on a drug, you feel a strong need for it and you cannot stop taking it = ↑addicted hooked on ▪ I know a girl who got hooked on… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hooked — 〈[hụkt] Adj.; Drogenszene〉 drogenabhängig [engl., „eingehakt“] * * * hooked [hʊkd] <Adj.> [engl. hooked, eigtl. = festgehakt, 2. Part. von: to hook = festhaken] (Jargon): von einer harten Droge abhängig. * * * hooked [hʊkd] <Adj.>… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • hooked — [ hukt ] adjective 1. ) if you are hooked on something you find it so attractive or interesting that you want to do it as much as possible a ) if you are hooked on drugs, you cannot stop taking them 2. ) shaped like a hook: a hooked finger …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hooked — 〈[hụkt] Adj.; Drogenszene〉 drogenabhängig [Etym.: engl., »eingehakt«]   hooked: (Worttrennung am Zeilenende) Die Trennbarkeit von Fremdwörtern richtet sich in der Regel nach ihrer muttersprachlichen Aussprache. Da das Wort »hooked« [hukt]… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • hooked — hooked; un·hooked; hooked·ness; …   English syllables

  • hooked — O.E. hoced, “shaped like a hook, crooked, curved;” pp. adj. from HOOK (Cf. hook) (v.). From mid 14c. as “having hooks;” 1610s as “caught on a hook;” 1925 as addicted, originally in reference to narcotics. hooked rug is recorded from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • hooked — You re hooked when you re obsessed with or addicted to something …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • hooked — [hookt] adj. 1. curved like a hook 2. having a hook or hooks ☆ 3. made with a hook [a hooked rug ] ☆ 4. Slang a) addicted as to the use of a drug: often with on b) preoccupied or obsessed with a person, fad, etc.: often with on …   English World dictionary

  • Hooked — (1989) is the ninth collection of movie reviews by the critic Pauline Kael, covering the years 1985 to 1988.The book is out of print in the United States, but is still published by Marion Boyars Publishers in the United Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • hooked — [hukt] <engl. ; eigtl. »festgehakt«, Part. Perf. von to hooke, vgl. ↑hooken> (Jargon) von einer harten ↑Droge abhängig …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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