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Idioms for hook

Origin of hook

1
First recorded before 900; 1830–40, Americanismfor def. 36; Middle English hoke, Old English hōc; cognate with Dutch hoek “hook, angle, corner”; akin to German Haken, Old Norse haki

OTHER WORDS FROM hook

hookless, adjectivehooklike, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH hook

penance, pennants

Definition for hook (2 of 2)

hook2
[ hook ]
/ hʊk /

verb (used without object)

Slang. to work as a prostitute.

Origin of hook

2
Back formation from hooker1
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British Dictionary definitions for hook

hook
/ (hʊk) /

noun

verb

See also hook-up

Derived forms of hook

hookless, adjectivehooklike, adjective

Word Origin for hook

Old English hōc; related to Middle Dutch hōk, Old Norse haki
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Idioms and Phrases with hook

hook

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