Synonyms of hooking


1. hook, draw, hooking, golf stroke, golf shot, swing

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


1. hook, fasten, fix, secure

usage: fasten with a hook

2. overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook, cheat, rip off, chisel

usage: rip off; ask an unreasonable price

3. crochet, hook, loop, intertwine

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

4. hook, hit

usage: hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left

5. hook, snitch, thieve, cop, knock off, glom, steal

usage: take by theft; "Someone snitched my wallet!"

6. pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift, steal

usage: make off with belongings of others

7. hook, hit

usage: hit with a hook; "His opponent hooked him badly"

8. hook, catch, grab, take hold of

usage: catch with a hook; "hook a fish"

9. addict, hook, habituate, accustom

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

10. hook, play

usage: secure with the foot; "hook the ball"

11. hook, snare, entice, lure, tempt

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

12. hook, solicit, accost, offer

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

WordNet 3.0 Copyright © 2006 by Princeton University.
All rights reserved.