hooks hooks  /ˈhʊks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) large strong hand (as of a fighter)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • In the new style triangular instead of round the hooks are gone.

News

  1. RoughRiders top Hooks in pitchers' duel

    One inning and one hit proved to be the Hooks' undoing Thursday night in Frisco.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times

  2. Hooks give up 16 hits in loss to Missions

    No matter how potent or timely the Hooks’ offense might be, one thing is certain: A team is going to have a tough time winning when the other team unleashes more might at the plate.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times

  3. Hooks end first half with third straight loss

    The Hooks' offense fared better Monday night, but they couldn't take full advantage of the opportunities they were presented.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times

Quotes

  1. "Our national life is richer for the time Dr. Hooks spent on this earth," President Barack Obama said in a statement. "And our union is more perfect for the way he spent it: Giving a voice to the voiceless."
    on Apr 15, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: Washington Post

  2. Rza tells AllHipHop.com, "It's like when we first started with Steve. We put out real hip-hop at a time when it was turning into pop or R&B. We brought the focus back to the music in its rawest form, without studio polish or radio hooks. People want...
    on Jan 25, 2007 By: the RZA Source: Post Chronicle

  3. "Mr. Hooks reminded a generation of men and women that the fight for equality never ends, inspiring them to challenge discrimination through advancement and success," Paterson said.
    on Apr 15, 2010 By: David Paterson Source: Globe and Mail

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