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 Meanings and Examples of HOOKED
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hooked
 a.  having a hook; bent or angled like a hook; captivated by
Classic Sentence: (67 in 5 pages)
1  Mammy carefully dropped the twelve yards of green sprigged muslin over the mountainous petticoats and hooked up the back of the tight, low-cut basque.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  Startled at having callers at such an hour, Melanie, Scarlett and Aunt Pittypat roused themselves, hastily hooked their basques, smoothed their hair and descended to the parlor.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  He has a peculiar way of showing his dorsal hooked fin in swimming, which looks something like a Roman nose.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
4  From my forenoon watch below, I ascended to the overclouded deck; and there, dashed upon the main hatches, I saw a regal, feathery thing of unspotted whiteness, and with a hooked, Roman bill sublime.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 42. The Whiteness of The Whale.
5  Into this hole, the end of the second alternating great tackle is then hooked so as to retain a hold upon the blubber, in order to prepare for what follows.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 67. Cutting In.
6  But already the sable wing was before the old man's eyes; the long hooked bill at his head: with a scream, the black hawk darted away with his prize.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 130. The Hat.
7  Without a word he rose and went down to the barn and hooked up his team.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 4. The Pioneer Woman's Story: III
8  They had chains which they fastened about the leg of the nearest hog, and the other end of the chain they hooked into one of the rings upon the wheel.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 3
9  Neither squeals of hogs nor tears of visitors made any difference to them; one by one they hooked up the hogs, and one by one with a swift stroke they slit their throats.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 3
10  I noticed how clumsily her skirt was hooked at the back and how the heels of her cloth boots were trodden down all to one side.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In THE SISTERS
11  He was a first-class agent, young, gentlemanly, a bit reserved, with a forked little beard and a hooked nose.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
12  He stood there for a moment in the moonlight with his delicate hooked nose set a little askew, and his mica eyes glittering without a wink, then, with a curt Good night, he strode off.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
13  I then stept over the building very conveniently from one stool to the other, and drew up the first after me with a hooked stick.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV.
14  They climbed high trees as nimbly as a squirrel, for they had strong extended claws before and behind, terminating in sharp points, and hooked.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER I.
15  And while she closed with a happy Scriptural flourish, he "hooked" a doughnut.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
Example Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  It's difficult to wean an addict off cocaine once they're hooked.
2  I hooked his foot when he passed me and he staggered but didn't fall.
3  I hooked up the gun which had dropped in the well.
4  The trolly has been hooked onto the engine.
5  I bought your first book not for the cover but because I got hooked from the first line!
6  Each would bring hooks and lines, and such provision as he could steal in the most dark and mysterious way -- as became outlaws.
7  The curtain hooks run along a slot in the curtain rail.
8  One of the most basic requirements for any form of angling is a sharp hook.
9  Philip hung his coat on a hook behind the door.
10  The hook which he had thrown did not catch on the rocks, and dropped back to the ground.
11  She took a deep breath and lifted the receiver off its hook.
12  He smote his match to the ground with a left hook.
13  Hang your towel on a hook.
14  Hang your hat on the hook.
15  Hang your coat up on the hook.