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  • n  large strong hand (as of a fighter)
    wait till I get my hooks on him
  • n  a catch for locking a door
  • n  a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
  • n  anything that serves as an enticement
  • n  a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
  • n  a curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
  • n  a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
  • n  a short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent
  • n  a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket
  • v  fasten with a hook
  • v  rip off; ask an unreasonable price
  • v  make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle
  • v  hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left
  • v  take by theft
  • v  make off with belongings of others
  • v  hit with a hook
  • v  catch with a hook
  • v  to cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
  • v  secure with the foot
  • v  entice and trap
  • v  approach with an offer of sexual favors

  • They ripped off the best bits of Franz Ferdinand and the Strokes-speed, swagger and hooks upon hooks-but instead of hipster navel gazing, Arctic Monkeys' singer Alex Turner looked .
  • In the new style triangular instead of round the hooks are gone.
News & Articles

  • RoughRiders top Hooks in pitchers' duel
    One inning and one hit proved to be the Hooks' undoing Thursday night in Frisco.
    June 21, 2013 - Corpus Christi Caller-Times
  • 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.
    June 19, 2013 - Corpus Christi Caller-Times
  • 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.
    June 18, 2013 - Corpus Christi Caller-Times

  • Barack Obama in Washington Post
    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."
  • the RZA in Post Chronicle
    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...
  • David Paterson in Globe and Mail
    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.

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