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hooked

[ hookt ]
/ hʊkt /
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adjective

bent like a hook; hook-shaped.
having a hook or hooks.
made with a hook or by hooking.
Informal.
  1. addicted to narcotic drugs.
  2. slavishly interested in, devoted to, or obsessed with: He was hooked on television.
Slang. married.

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Origin of hooked

before 1000; Middle English hoked,Old English hōkede.See hook1, -ed2,-ed3

OTHER WORDS FROM hooked

hook·ed·ness [hook-id-nis], /ˈhuk ɪd nɪs/, nounsub·hooked, adjective
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How to use hooked in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for hooked

hooked
/ (hʊkt) /

adjective

bent like a hook
having a hook or hooks
caught or trapped
a slang word for married
slang addicted to a drug
(often foll by on) obsessed (with)

Derived forms of hooked

hookedness (ˈhʊkɪdnɪs), noun
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