how to pronounce hooked


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hooked is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of hooked in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… because it was hooked around that seat …”

meanings of hooked


  1. Having a sharp curve at the end; resembling a hook.
  2. Addicted; unable to resist or cease doing.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of hook.

hooked frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word hooked occurs in english on average 16.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hooked can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hooked can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) communication, information, and media;

words with pronunciation similar to hooked


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