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hooked

hooked

 
pronunciation:
hUkt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: curved or shaped like a hook.
a bird with a hooked beak
definition 2: having a hook or hooks.
definition 3: made with a hook or by the process of hooking.
a hooked quilt
definition 4: (informal) strongly compelled to continue the use or enjoyment of something; addicted.
I was hooked on cigarettes after smoking for a week.I read the first chapter of the book and I was hooked.
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derivation: hookedness (n.)