- addicted to narcotic drugs.
- slavishly interested in, devoted to, or obsessed with: He was hooked on television.
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Completely hooked by the thrill of the hunt, Fuller became determined to collect tickets from the Cubs’ 2016 losses, too.A Cubs fan needed one ticket to complete his epic collection. A Nats fan came through.|Scott Allen|December 26, 2020|Washington Post
So I think overall, it’s becoming more and more of a differentiator and a way to attract people and also build these ecosystems of intelligent applications that get people hooked.
I first saw it in the wild more than 5 years ago and I was instantly hooked.
TikTok, on Wednesday, revealed some of the elusive workings of the prized algorithm that keeps hundreds of millions of users worldwide hooked on the viral video app.Tech's election-season survival plan: transparency|Ashley Gold|September 11, 2020|Axios
Jordon later says he’s “hooked” on devices, even if the cameras aren’t always located in the most convenient places for investigators.Years Into Smart Streetlights Program, Council Will Write Surveillance Rules|Jesse Marx|July 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Ignoring people you hooked up with at Shooters when encountering them on campus is a quintessential Duke experience.Random Hook-Ups or Dry Spells: Why Millennials Flunk College Dating|Ellie Schaack|January 1, 2015|DAILY BEAST
When I asked why he stayed as long as he did, James said hopelessness kept him hooked.
At his trial, he also said he was hooked on coke from the age of 8.The Renegade: Robert Downey Sr. on His Classic Films, Son’s Battle with Drugs, and Bill Cosby|Marlow Stern|November 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, Beth is working from inside the hospital to secure the drugs Carol needs and to keep her hooked up to an IV drip.The Walking Dead’s ‘Crossed’: The Stage Is Now Set for a Bloody, Deadly Midseason Finale|Melissa Leon|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“So I got hooked on finding the real stories of these people and these movies and these cultural influences,” he said.
His nose was hooked and rather large, his eyes were blue, bright as steel, and set a trifle wide.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Also our six-shooters reposed in their scabbards, the four belts hooked over the horn of MacRae's saddle.
That Hicks—the damned —— —— —— he come t' Baker's as they hooked up t' leave the Spring.
And you had it hanging by the hooked handle on the edge of the counter right beside this lady, didnt you?The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
The next day the electricians hooked it up to a twelve-hundred-volt feed-line, and by noon it was ready to go.Nine Men in Time|Noel Miller Loomis