Nouns (17)

hook shot, hook
n. a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket
n. a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent
n. a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
claw, hook
n. a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
n. a catch for locking a door
come-on, sweetener, lure, hook, bait
n. anything that serves as an enticement
crotchet, hook
n. a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
spur, hook
n. any sharply pointed projection
n. programming instructions used for inserting logical breakpoints for further expansion

Verbs (19)

hook, addict
v. to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
v. fasten with a hook
v. catch with a hook; "hook a fish"
v. hit with a hook; "His opponent hooked him badly"
snare, hook
v. entice and trap; "The car salesman had snared three potential customers"
hook, crochet
v. make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle; "She sat there crocheting all day"
gazump, hook, rob, pluck, plume, fleece, surcharge, soak, overcharge
v. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
v. to push backward with the foot in scrummage from the front line, a minor penalty is imposed for it

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Fuzzynyms (29)

n. fastener that fastens together two ends of a belt or strap; often has loose prong
n. any artifact that resembles a button
clinch, clamp
n. a device (generally used by carpenters) that holds things firmly together
n. a fastener (as a buckle or hook) that is used to hold two things together
n. any of various small fasteners used to hold loose articles together
crampoon, crampon
n. a hinged pair of curved iron bars; used to raise heavy objects
holdfast, fixing, fastening, fastener
n. restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
n. a fastener fitted to a door or drawer to keep it firmly closed
payoff, bribe
n. payment made to a person in a position of trust to corrupt his judgment
n. a difficulty or flaw in a plan or operation; "there are still a few kinks to iron out"
v. play the Scottish game of curling
play false, lead by the nose, pull the wool over someone's eyes, hoodwink, snow, bamboozle
v. conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning good intentions so as to gain an end; "He bamboozled his professors into thinking that he knew the subject well"
v. connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"
trammel, ensnare, snare, entrap, trap
v. catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes"

Synonyms (5)

seize on, hook on, fasten on, latch on, take up
v. adopt; "take up new ideas"

Antonyms (2)

v. take off a hook
v. charge (someone) too little money


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