Definitions For Hook


  • A basketball shot made over the head with the hand that is farther from the basket
  • A short swinging punch delivered from the side with the elbow bent
  • A golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer
  • A curved or bent implement for suspending or pulling something
  • A mechanical device that is curved or bent to suspend or hold or pull something
  • A catch for locking a door
  • Anything that serves as an enticement
  • A sharp curve or crook; a shape resembling a hook
  • A curved or bent tool for catching, holding, or pulling something
  • A ball or shot in golf and other games that curves to the side instead of going straight
  • A punch coming from the side of the body instead of going straight forward


  • Approach with an offer of sexual favors
  • Entice and trap
  • Secure with the foot
  • To cause (someone or oneself) to become dependent (on something, especially a narcotic drug)
  • Fasten with a hook
  • Catch with a hook
  • Hit with a hook
  • Hit a ball and put a spin on it so that it travels to the left
  • Make a piece of needlework by interlocking and looping thread with a hooked needle
  • Make off with belongings of others
  • Rip off; ask an unreasonable price
  • Take by theft
  • To connect or attach (something) with a hook
  • To be attached by hooks
  • To catch (something, such as a fish) with a hook

Is Hook a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Hook is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Hook in a Sentence

  • She hit a hook into the left rough.
  • He threw a right hook to his opponent's body.
  • The train cars were hooked together.
  • My sweater was hooked on a branch.
  • I hooked the door shut.

Synonyms for Hook

Antonyms for Hook

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