Word: hook

Category: hook

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Synonyms: hook

waste time, dally, dawdle, loiter, linger, take one's time, delay, temporize, stall, procrastinate, pussyfoot around, drag one's feet, dither, hesitate, falter, vacillate, waver, hem and haw, shilly-shally, lollygag, let the grass grow under one's feet, tarry, dillydally, shillyshally, drag one's heels

Translations: hook

spanish
gancho, anzuelo


german
aufhänger, stehlen, haken

french
hameçon, courber, croc, accroc, accrocher, ...

italian
gancio, uncino, rampino, uncinetto, agganciare, ...

portuguese
casco, enganchar, gancho, anzol

dutch
haak, spang, slot, haakje

russian
зацепка, шип, закуток, крюк, багор, ...

norwegian
hekte, hake, krok

swedish
hake

finnish
haka, koukata, varastaa, koukku, onki

danish
knage, hægte, medekrog

czech
klička, zachytit, skoba, hák, háček, ...

polish
zahaczać, zagięcie, zaczepiać, haczyk, skrzywić, ...

hungarian
akasztó

turkish
kanca, çengel

greek
αγκιστρώνω, γάντζος, άγκιστρο

ukrainian
крючок, гачок, серп, гак

estonian
haakima, löök

croatian
kuka, udica, saviti, čaklja, zakačiti

icelandic
snagi

lithuanian
kabliukas, kablys

latvian
āķis

romanian
cârlig

slovenian
obešalnik

slovak
hák

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The meaning and "use of": hook

noun
  • a piece of metal or other material, curved or bent back at an angle, for catching hold of or hanging things on.
  • a thing designed to catch people's attention.
  • a curved cutting instrument, especially as used for reaping or shearing.
  • a short swinging punch made with the elbow bent, especially in boxing.
  • a curved stroke in handwriting, especially as made in learning to write.
  • a curved promontory or sand spit.

verb
  • attach or fasten with a hook or hooks.
  • catch with a hook.
  • strike (the ball) or play (a stroke) so that the ball deviates in the direction of the follow-through, typically inadvertently.
  • push (the ball) backward with the foot from the front line in a scrum.

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