- addicted to narcotic drugs.
- slavishly interested in, devoted to, or obsessed with: He was hooked on television.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hookedhook·ed·ness [hook-id-nis], /ˈhuk ɪd nɪs/, nounsub·hooked, adjective
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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.
Each time he hooked a fish he repeated: "My lad, you shouldn't fish; you should angle."The Witch Doctor and other Rhodesian Studies|Frank Worthington
In an instant a huge albatross pounced down on the tempting bait, and was hooked.Peter Trawl|W. H. G. Kingston
It gave me a cold sensation to realize I was hooked to a huge, dangerous fish.Tales of Fishes|Zane Grey
The swivel is made of the joint of a fir tree, and any number of lines may be hooked on to it.
Those ships have been put out in orbit, where we're hooked on to one of them.Pariah Planet|Murray Leinster