Synonyms for hooked


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"


1. aquiline, hooked, crooked (vs. straight)
usage: curved down like an eagle's beak
2. dependent, dependant, drug-addicted, hooked, strung-out, addicted (vs. unaddicted)
usage: addicted to a drug
3. hooklike, hooked, curved (vs. straight), curving
usage: having or resembling a hook (especially in the ability to grasp and hold); "hooklike thorns";
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