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hooked

[hoo kt] /hʊkt/
adjective
1.
bent like a hook; hook-shaped.
2.
having a hook or hooks.
3.
made with a hook or by hooking.
4.
Informal.
  1. addicted to narcotic drugs.
  2. slavishly interested in, devoted to, or obsessed with:
    He was hooked on television.
5.
Slang. married.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English hoked, Old English hōkede. See hook1, ed2, -ed3
Related forms
hookedness
[hook-id-nis] /ˈhuk ɪd nɪs/ (Show IPA),
noun
subhooked, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for subhooked

hooked

/hʊkt/
adjective
1.
bent like a hook
2.
having a hook or hooks
3.
caught or trapped
4.
a slang word for married
5.
(slang) addicted to a drug
6.
(often foll by on) obsessed (with)
Derived Forms
hookedness (ˈhʊkɪdnɪs) noun
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Word Origin and History for subhooked

hooked

adj.

Old English hoced, "shaped like a hook, crooked, curved;" past participle adj. from hook (v.). From mid-14c. as "having hooks;" 1610s as "caught on a hook;" 1925 as "addicted," originally in reference to narcotics. hooked rug is recorded from 1880.

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Slang definitions & phrases for subhooked

hooked

adjective
  1. Addicted to a narcotic: Once a week wasn't being hooked/ I was the pusher who got you hooked (1925+ Narcotics)
  2. Captivated as if drug-addicted: a shock to discover my wife was hooked on needlepoint/ Once you buy his preposterous premise and get to know his pleasantly insane characters, you're hooked (1960s+)
  3. Married; hitched (1889+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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