Definition of Hooking

1. Noun. A golf shot that curves to the left for a right-handed golfer. "He took lessons to cure his hooking"

Exact synonyms: Draw, Hook
Generic synonyms: Golf Shot, Golf Stroke, Swing
Derivative terms: Hook, Hook



Definition of Hooking

1. Verb. (present participle of hook) ¹

2. Noun. (ice hockey) The penalized action of using one's stick to restrain an opponent. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hooking

1. hook [v] - See also: hook

Hooking Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hooking

hooked
hooked bone
hooked bundle of Russell
hooked fasciculus
hooked up
hookedness
hookers
hookey
hookeys
hookgun
hookguns
hookier
hookies
hookiest
hooking (current term)
hooking up
hookium
hookkeeper
hookkeepers
hookless
hooklet
hooklets
hooklike
hookling
hookman
hooknose
hooknosed
hooknoses
hooks

Literary usage of Hooking

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1. A History of Illinois, from Its Commencement as a State in 1818 to 1847 by Thomas Ford, James Shields (1854)
"... Means of passing its charter—Road Tax—hooking timber—Preachers employed to preach against trespasses—Veto power—Banking in Illinois—Increase of the Bank ..."

2. The Blindman's World and Other Stories by Edward Bellamy (1898)
"hooking WATERMELONS THIJ train slackened, a brakeman thrust his head in at the door and shouted " Bah," — a mysterious formality observed on American trains ..."

3. Seventy Years of Irish Life: Being Anecdotes and Reminiscences by William Richard Le Fanu (1893)
"... and trout — Grattan's favourites — hooking a bird — Fishing anecdotes — Lord Spencer's adventure. SHOOTING and fishing have been my favourite sports. ..."

4. The Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted: To by Frederick Stroud (1903)
"... or Snatch," means and includes, "any instrument or device (whether used with a ROD AND LINE or otherwise) for the purpose of foul hooking any fish " (s. ..."

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