Eagerly he felt in his pockets for his knife and buttonhook.
A buttonhook will then serve admirably in pulling the shoe onto the foot.
You must remember that when you accepted me you did not marry a buttonhook.
She ought to have noticed that the scissors and buttonhook were not hers.
Accordingly I took a buttonhook and tore all the adhesions loose.
We couldn't see how he got in, but he says that he has bent a buttonhook so that he can travel all over Europe.
A maneuver in which a pass receiver runs downfield and then suddenly spins and runs back toward the line of scrimmage
[1970s+ Football; fr the resemblance of the path to a hook used for pulling buttons through the buttonholes of a pair of shoes]