hook verb Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “hook” - Learner’s Dictionary

hook

verb     /hʊk/
[T] to fasten something with a hook, hang something on a hook, or catch something with a hookConnecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
be/get hooked on sth
B2 to like or start to like doing something very much and want to do it all the time: He's completely hooked on computer games.Taking pleasure in somethingAddictionDrug addiction
If you are hooked on a drug, you cannot stop taking it.Drug addictionAddiction
hooked adjective
shaped like a hook: a hooked noseThe nose
(Definition of hook verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
Luckily, no one was hurt. (Adverbs for starting sentences)
by ,
June 29, 2016
by Kate Woodford This week we’re looking at adverbs that we use to introduce sentences. We’ll begin with a set of adverbs that we use to show we are grateful for something that happened. Starting with a very common adverb, fortunately often introduces a sentence in which the speaker talks about a good thing that happened,

Read More 

Word of the Day

bae

someone you love; a boyfriend or girlfriend

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More