Another word for hook


bait, come-on, hook, lure, sweetener - anything that serves as an enticement

hook - a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent

crotchet, hook - a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook

claw, hook - a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

draw, hook, hooking - a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer

Example:- he took lessons to cure his hooking

hook - a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something

hook - a catch for locking a door

hook, hook shot - a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket


addict, hook - to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)

cop, glom, hook, knock off, snitch, thieve - take by theft

Example:- Someone snitched my wallet!

hook - secure with the foot

Example:- hook the ball

fleece, gazump, hook, overcharge, pluck, plume, rob, soak, surcharge - rip off; ask an unreasonable price

abstract, cabbage, filch, hook, lift, nobble, pilfer, pinch, purloin, snarf, sneak, swipe - make off with belongings of others

crochet, hook - make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle

Example:- She sat there crocheting all day

hook - hit with a hook

Example:- His opponent hooked him badly

hook - hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left

hook - fasten with a hook

hook, snare - entice and trap

Example:- The car salesman had snared three potential customers

hook - catch with a hook

Example:- hook a fish

accost, hook, solicit - approach with an offer of sexual favors

Example:- he was solicited by a prostitute

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Source : WordNet