Hook, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hooked p. pr. & vb. n. Hooking.]
1. To catch or fasten with a hook or hooks; to seize, capture, or hold, as with a hook, esp. with a disguised or baited hook; hence, to secure by allurement or artifice; to entrap; to catch; as, to hook a dress; to hook a trout.
Hook him, my poor dear, . . . at any sacrifice. --W. Collins.
2. To seize or pierce with the points of the horns, as cattle in attacking enemies; to gore.
3. To steal. [Colloq. Eng. & U.S.]
To hook on, to fasten or attach by, or as by, hook.
1. Having the form of a hook; curvated; as, the hooked bill of a bird.
2. Provided with a hook or hooks. “The hooked chariot.”
adj 1: curved down like an eagle's beak [syn: aquiline]
2: addicted to a drug [syn: dependent, dependant, drug-addicted,