Textual thesaurus for "hook"

(noun) hook shot

a basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket

(noun) draw, hooking

a golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer

he took lessons to cure his hooking

(noun) claw

a mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something

(noun) lure, bait, come-on, sweetener

anything that serves as an enticement

(noun) crotchet

a sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook

(verb) solicit, accost

approach with an offer of sexual favors

he was solicited by a prostitute; The young man was caught soliciting in the park

(verb) snare

entice and trap

The car salesman had snared three potential customers

(verb) addict

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

(verb) crochet

make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle

She sat there crocheting all day

(verb) abstract, filch, snarf, sneak, nobble, swipe, cabbage, pilfer, pinch, purloin, lift

make off with belongings of others

(verb) gazump, fleece, soak, overcharge, rob, pluck, plume, surcharge

rip off; ask an unreasonable price

(verb) thieve, glom, cop, snitch, knock off

take by theft

Someone snitched my wallet!