Try Our Apps


Supposedly vs. Supposably

crochet hook

a needle with a hook at one end, used in crochet.
Also called crochet needle.
Origin of crochet hook
1840-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for crochet-hook
Historical Examples
  • Miss Alice Prendergast is doing something delicate with a crochet-hook, but it is obvious that her thoughts are far away.

    Happy Days Alan Alexander Milne
  • The simplest implement for removing a buried suture is a crochet-hook.

  • Miss Wealthy started so violently that the crochet-hook fell from her hands.

    Hildegarde's Holiday Laura E. Richards
  • One skein of white and blue Saxony will be sufficient for two sets; use a crochet-hook that will carry the wool easily.

  • They may be curved, or shaped like a crochet-hook, or have the sharp point placed at right angles to the shaft of the instrument.

  • In front is a compartment for a magnifying glass, and a long one to hold scalpel, brushes, crochet-hook and pencil.

    The Nursery Book Liberty Hyde Bailey

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for crochet hook

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for crochet

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for crochet-hook