hook and eye


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hook and eye

n.
1. A clothes fastener consisting of a small blunt metal hook that is inserted in a corresponding loop or eyelet.
2. A latch consisting of a hook that is inserted in a screw eye.

hook and eye

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a fastening for clothes consisting of a small hook hooked onto a small metal or thread loop

hook′ and eye′


n.
1. a two-piece clothes fastener, consisting of a hook and a loop or bar caught by the hook.
2. a latching device consisting of a hook that is inserted into an eyebolt, as between a door and a jamb.
[1620–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hook and eye - a kind of fastener used on clothing
fastening, holdfast, fastener, fixing - restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
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hook and eye

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