hooks

hooks
n. the hands. (See also meathooks.)
Get your hooks off my newspaper!
Don’t stand there with your hooks in your pocket. Get busy!

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  • Hooks — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: bell hooks (* 1952), afroamerikanische Philosophin und Aktivistin Robert Hooks (* 1937), US amerikanischer Schauspieler Valerie Brisco Hooks (* 1960), US amerikanische Sprinterin und Olympiasiegerin Ort:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hooks — Hooks, TX U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 2973 Housing Units (2000): 1345 Land area (2000): 2.058155 sq. miles (5.330598 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.058155 sq. miles (5.330598 sq. km) …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hooks, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 2973 Housing Units (2000): 1345 Land area (2000): 2.058155 sq. miles (5.330598 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.058155 sq. miles (5.330598 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Hooks — /hooks/, n. Benjamin Lawson, born 1925, U.S. lawyer, clergyman, and civil rights advocate: executive director of the NAACP 1977 93. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hooks —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. bell hooks (1952 ), intellectuelle, féministe et militante américaine ; Jan Hooks (1957 ), actrice américaine ; Kevin Hooks (1958… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hooks — noun large strong hand (as of a fighter) wait till I get my hooks on him • Syn: ↑meat hooks, ↑maulers • Hypernyms: ↑hand, ↑manus, ↑mitt, ↑paw * * * plural of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hooks — Recorded as Hook, Hooke, Hooker, Hookes, Hooks, Huck, Huke, Hocke and Huckes, this is a very early English medieval surname, perhaps even the earliest or certainly one of that select group. It has three possible origins, although none are… …   Surnames reference

  • Hooks — Original name in latin Hooks Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 33.46623 latitude 94.28853 altitude 116 Population 2769 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • hooks — n pl hands. For obvious reasons this meta phorical usage, associated with the images of getting one s hooks into someone or something and to hook meaning to steal, has existed for several hundred years …   Contemporary slang

  • Hooks (Texas) — Hooks Ciudad de los Estados Unidos …   Wikipedia Español

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