hook Synonyms & Definition

• Hook

  1. (n.) That part of a hinge which is fixed to a post, and on which a door or gate hangs and turns.
  2. (n.) A piece of metal, or other hard material, formed or bent into a curve or at an angle, for catching, holding, or sustaining anything; as, a hook for catching fish; a hook for fastening a gate; a boat hook, etc.
  3. (n.) An implement for cutting grass or grain; a sickle; an instrument for cutting or lopping; a billhook.
  4. (n.) A snare; a trap.
  5. (v. t.) To steal.
  6. (v. t.) To seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle in attacking enemies; to gore.
  7. (n.) A field sown two years in succession.
  8. (n.) See Eccentric, and V-hook.
  9. (v. i.) To bend; to curve as a hook.
  10. (v. t.) To catch or fasten with a hook or hooks; to seize, capture, or hold, as with a hook, esp. with a disguised or baited hook; hence, to secure by allurement or artifice; to entrap; to catch; as, to hook a dress; to hook a trout.
  11. (n.) The projecting points of the thigh bones of cattle; -- called also hook bones.
  12. (n.) A spit or narrow cape of sand or gravel turned landward at the outer end; as, Sandy Hook.
  13. (v. i.) To move or go with a sudden turn;
  14. (v. i.) to make off; to clear out; -- often with it.
Synonyms:
Abstract, Addict, Bait, Cabbage, Claw, Cop, Crochet, Crotchet, Draw, Filch, Fleece, Hooking, Lift, Lure, Overcharge, Pilfer, Pinch, Pluck, Plume, Purloin, Rob, Snare, Sneak, Soak, Surcharge, Sweetener, Swipe, Thieve,

• Hooklet

  1. (n.) A little hook.

• Hooker

  1. (n.) A fishing boat with one mast, used on the coast of Ireland.
  2. (n.) A Dutch vessel with two masts.
  3. (n.) A sailors contemptuous term for any antiquated craft.
  4. (n.) One who, or that which, hooks.
Synonyms:
Slattern, Streetwalker,

• Hookes joint

  1. () A universal joint. See under Universal.

• Hooky

  1. (a.) Full of hooks; pertaining to hooks.
  2. (v. t.) A word used only in the expression to play hooky, to run away, to play truant.
Synonyms:
Truancy,

• Hooking

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hook
Synonyms:
Draw, Hook,

• Hook-nosed

  1. (a.) Having a hooked or aquiline nose.

• Hookedness

  1. (n.) The state of being bent like a hook; incurvation.

• Hook-billed

  1. (a.) Having a strongly curved bill.

• Hookes gearing

  1. () Spur gearing having teeth slanting across the face of the wheel, sometimes slanting in opposite directions from the middle.


Hook Meaning in Urdu

Hook Meaning in Urdu: You have searched the English word "Hook" which means "کانٹا" kaanta in Urdu. Hook meaning in Urdu has been searched 28254 (twenty-eight thousand two hundred and fifty-four) times till 23 Jun, 2018. You can find translation in Urdu and Roman Urdu that is kaanta Ankara Phanda for the word Hook. The definitions of the word Hook has been described here with maximum details, and also fined different synonyms for the word Hook, like Abstract, Addict, Bait, Cabbage, Claw, Cop, Crochet, Crotchet, Draw, Filch, Fleece, Hooking, Lift, Lure, Overcharge, Pilfer, Pinch, Pluck, Plume, Purloin, Rob, Snare, Sneak, Soak, Surcharge, Sweetener, Swipe, Thieve Slattern, Streetwalker Truancy Draw, Hook . You can listen to the pronunciation of the word Hook in clear voice from this page online through our voice dictionary a unique facility for dedicated users.

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