hooking

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hooking

  1. present participle of hook

Noun[edit]

hooking (countable and uncountable, plural hookings)

  1. The act of catching or fastening something on a hook.
    • 2001, Max Hunn, Fishing Adventures in Florida: Sport Fishing with Light Tackle
      There was a surprising number of foul hookings.
  2. (ice hockey) The penalized action of using one's stick to restrain an opponent.

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