Definition of HOOKING

noun : HOOKING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer; "he took lessons to cure his hooking" ;

verb : HOOKING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) fasten with a hook ;

  • 3. (

    ) make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle; "She sat there crocheting all day" ;

  • 4. (

    ) hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left ;

  • 7. (

    ) hit with a hook; "His opponent hooked him badly" ;

  • 8. (

    ) catch with a hook; "hook a fish" ;

  • 9. (

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

  • 10. (

    ) secure with the foot; "hook the ball" ;

  • 11. (

    ) entice and trap; "The car salesman had snared three potential customers" ;

  • 12. (

    ) approach with an offer of sexual favors; "he was solicited by a prostitute"; "The young man was caught soliciting in the park" ;


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