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Definition of hooked adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    hooked

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//hʊkt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//hʊkt//
     
    Addiction
     
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  1. 1curved; shaped like a hook a hooked nose/beak/finger
  2. 2[not before noun] hooked (on something) (informal) needing something that is bad for you, especially a drug See related entries: Addiction
  3. 3[not before noun] hooked (on something) (informal) enjoying something very much, so that you want to do it, see it, etc. as much as possible
  4. 4having one or more hooks
  5. Extra examples I first got hooked on scuba diving when I was twelve. People who are truly hooked will go to any lengths to satisfy their craving for the drug. She’s completely hooked on TV. a master storyteller who knows how to keep his readers hooked
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