[ UK /hˈʊks/ ]
[ US /ˈhʊks/ ]
  1. large strong hand (as of a fighter)
    wait till I get my hooks on him
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How To Use hooks In A Sentence

  • The picture above demonstrates the details of a table cloth weaved with crochet hooks.
  • They searched for his body, handlining with grappling hooks, setting gill nets straight offshore and hauling seine. AMAGANSETT
  • The easiest way to support vine crops like cucumbers and tomatoes is to tie their stems to polyethylene string running from a support bar attached to ceiling hooks or from a support frame.
  • We were kept on tenterhooks for hours while the judges chose the winner.
  • The iron hooks that prisoners were chained to are still visible on the walls.
  • This, Stuart was told, would give enough time to detach the hooks from their mouths and let them free, with relatively little danger to the catcher.
  • Grandfather sold the russets and the codlings and the pippins from his orchard, and those he didn't sell he stored in his pristine white-washed cellar, where huge black hams and sides of bacon were hanging from black hooks.
  • They told of one car company that hooks people up to electrical equipment and cameras and runs images past them. Christianity Today
  • I also need a hammer and nails, picture hooks and the step ladder.
  • Last year, Wavves (a.k.a. Nathan Williams) emerged from the crowded, static-filled indie-rock underground thanks to an abundance of pop hooks that fought through the fuzz of his lo-fi home recordings. Getting Up Guide: Spoken-word showcase; Sly Fox brew tasting
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