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.