Definition Of hooks


(of a woman) work as a prostitute.

a curved cutting instrument, especially as used for reaping or shearing.

He arranged two lines of men with flails, clubs, pitchforks, sickles, and reaping hooks .

a curved promontory or sand spit.

The United States owned the entire promontory of Sandy Hook .

a curved stroke in handwriting, especially as made in learning to write.

Kurtz notes, ‘The small hooks at the end of the "t" and the "i" indicate a writer who is tenacious, holds on to beliefs, doctrines, ideals.’

a piece of metal or other material, curved or bent back at an angle, for catching hold of or hanging things on.

a picture hook

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