AskDefine | Define hooked

Dictionary Definition

hooked adj
1 curved down like an eagle's beak [syn: aquiline]
2 addicted to a drug [syn: dependent, dependant, drug-addicted, strung-out]

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English

Etymology

hook + -ed

Pronunciation

  • ho͝okt, /hʊkt/, /hUkt/
  • Rhymes: -ʊkt

Verb form

hooked
  1. Past tense and past participle of to hook.

Adjective

  1. Having a sharp curve at the end; resembling a hook.
  2. Addicted; unable to resist or cease doing.
    He will never leave her because he is hooked on her chocolate chip cookies.
    You only have to try heroin once to become hooked.

Synonyms

Translations

Having a sharp curve at the end; resembling a hook
Addicted; unable to resist or cease doing

Extensive Definition

Hooked (1989) is the ninth collection of movie reviews by the critic Pauline Kael, covering the years 1985 to 1988.
The book is out-of-print in the United States, but is still published by Marion Boyars Publishers in the United Kingdom.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Roman-nosed, V-shaped, Y-shaped, absorbed in, addicted, addicted to, akimbo, angular, aquiline, aquiline-nosed, beak-nosed, beak-shaped, beaked, bent, bill-like, bill-shaped, billed, caught up in, clawlike, cornered, crookbilled, crooked, crooknosed, crotched, dependent, dependent on, down-curving, enmeshed in, entangled in, far-gone, forked, furcal, furcate, geniculate, geniculated, habituated, habitue, hamate, hamiform, hamulate, hooked on, hooklike, immersed in, implicated in, in a rut, involved in, jagged, knee-shaped, never free from, parrot-nosed, pointed, rhamphoid, rostrate, rostriform, saw-toothed, sawtooth, serrate, sharp, sharp-cornered, spaced out, submerged in, tied up in, unciform, uncinate, unguiform, used to, wrapped up in, zigzag
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