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hooked / hoŏkt/ • adj. 1. having a hook or hooks: a hooked gold earring. ∎  curved like a hook: a golden eagle with hooked beak.2. inf. captivated; absorbed: he was hooked on a video game. ∎  addicted: a girl who got hooked on cocaine.3. (of a rug or mat) made by pulling yarn through canvas with a hook.