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hooked

 (ho͝okt)
adj.
1. Bent or angled like a hook.
2. Having a hook.
3. Made by hooking yarn: a hooked rug.
4. Slang
a. Captivated by or devoted to a custom or thing: She's really hooked on gardening.
b. Addicted to a narcotic.

hook′ed·ness (ho͝ok′ĭd-nĭs) n.

hooked

(hʊkt)
adj
1. bent like a hook
2. having a hook or hooks
3. caught or trapped
4. a slang word for married
5. slang addicted to a drug
6. (often foll by on) obsessed (with)
hookedness n

hooked

(hʊkt)

adj.
1. bent like a hook; hook-shaped.
2. having a hook or hooks.
3. made by hooking: a hooked rug.
4. Informal.
a. addicted to narcotic drugs.
b. very enthusiastic about or obsessed with something.
5. Slang. married.
[before 1000]
hook′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hooked - curved down like an eagle's beakhooked - curved down like an eagle's beak  
crooked - having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"
2.hooked - addicted to a drug
addicted - compulsively or physiologically dependent on something habit-forming; "she is addicted to chocolate"; "addicted to cocaine"
3.hooked - having or resembling a hook (especially in the ability to grasp and hold); "hooklike thorns";
curved, curving - having or marked by a curve or smoothly rounded bend; "the curved tusks of a walrus"; "his curved lips suggested a smile but his eyes were hard"

hooked

adjective
1. bent, curved, beaked, aquiline, beaky, hook-shaped, hamate (rare), hooklike, falcate (Biology), unciform (Anatomy, etc.), uncinate (Biology) He was tall and thin, with a hooked nose.
2. (Informal) obsessed, addicted, taken, devoted, turned on (slang), enamoured Open this book and read a few pages and you will be hooked.
3. (Informal) addicted, dependent, using (informal), having a habit He spent a number of years hooked on cocaine, heroin and alcohol.
Translations
مُتَعَلِّق ، مُهتَم جدا فيمَعْقوف
posedlýzahnutý
hooked påkroget
odavan
boginnmeî dellu, meî á heilanum, háîur e-u
zahnutý

hooked

[hʊkt] ADJ
1. (= having a hook) → ganchudo
2. (= addicted) to be hooked on sthestar enganchado a algo, ser adicto a algo
to be hooked on drugsestar enganchado a las drogas, ser adicto a las drogas
to get hooked on sthvolverse adicto a algo

hooked

[ˈhʊkt] adj
[nose] → crochu(e)
(= captivated) [person] → fasciné(e)
(= addicted) → accro inv
to be hooked on sth [+ drug, alcohol] → être accro à qch (fig) [+ hobby, television] → être accro à qch

hooked

adj
(= hook-shaped)gebogen; hooked beak/noseHakenschnabel m/-nase f
(= equipped with hooks)mit Haken versehen

hook

(huk) noun
1. a small piece of metal shaped like a J fixed at the end of a fishing-line used for catching fish etc. a fish-hook.
2. a bent piece of metal etc used for hanging coats, cups etc on, or a smaller one sewn on to a garment, for fastening it. Hang your jacket on that hook behind the door; hooks and eyes.
3. in boxing, a kind of punch with the elbow bent. a left hook.
verb
1. to catch (a fish etc) with a hook. He hooked a large salmon.
2. to fasten or to be fastened by a hook or hooks. He hooked the ladder on (to the branch); This bit hooks on to that bit; Could you hook my dress up down the back?
3. in golf, to hit (the ball) far to the left of where it should be (or to the right if one is left-handed).
hooked adjective
1. curved like a hook. a hooked nose.
2. (with on) slang for very interested in, or showing a great liking for; addicted to. He's hooked on modern art; He's hooked on marijuana.
by hook or by crook
by some means or another; in any way possible. I'll get her to marry me, by hook or by crook.
off the hook
free from some difficulty or problem. If he couldn't keep the terms of the contract, he shouldn't have signed it – I don't see how we can get him off the hook now.

hooked

adj (fam, on drugs) enganchado (fam), adicto; — on heroin enganchado a la heroína; to get — engancharse, volverse adicto
References in classic literature ?
Into this hole, the end of the second alternating great tackle is then hooked so as to retain a hold upon the blubber, in order to prepare for what follows.
The other sword was of about the same length as the hooked instrument, and somewhere between that of my long-sword and my short-sword.
As the white-furred one approached, the six grasped their swords more firmly--the hooked instrument in the left hand, the straight sword in the right, while above the left wrist the small shield was held rigid upon a metal bracelet.
This apparatus is often set towards night, and by the next morning several sturgeon will be found hooked by it; for though a large and strong fish, it makes but little resistance when ensnared.
A Miami mutton snapper that sees a hundred chicken rigs a day probably won't be fooled by a chicken rig with a live sardine or cigar minnow hooked through the lips on a 3-foot leader.
A lost classification was defined as the outcome where a hooked shark became unhooked before the mate could grab the leader.
Many studies have shown that where a fish is hooked has a significant bearing on whether that fish will be successfully released after capture.
Finally, we predicted that women would be at greater risk for sexual compliance and sexual coercion than men (Hypothesis 4), that new students who hooked up would be at greater risk for both forms of unwanted sex than students who did not hook up (Hypothesis 5), and that gender would interact with hooking up such that women who hooked up during the transition to college would be more likely to report unwanted sex (Hypothesis 6) than either other women or than men.
1 : to bend in the shape of a hook <He hooked his thumbs in his belt.
HOOKED ON RUGS: OUTSTANDING CONTEMPORARY DESIGNS covers rug hooking, portraying over five hundred examples of different rug hooking projects in full color photos and gathering the works of modern hooking artists from all over the US and Canada.
The hook zipped up his line and hooked Bolger in the middle of his chin.
From a pig-theme to Mr and Mrs Hang Up, this fun choice is sure to keep anyone well and truly hooked.