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Definition of on the hook

on the hook

  • the opposite of off the hook, mean wack, ugly, disliked.
    Damn, your shirt is on the hook.

    Last edited on Mar 16 2002. Submitted by Ernesto F. from Central Falls, RI, USA on Mar 16 2002.

adjective

  • bearing responsibility.
                                                                                                                                                                                                            

    Citation from "All the Right Friends", Covert Affairs (TV), Season 2 Episode 4 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Oct 18 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Sep 09 2009.

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Other terms relating to 'hook':

Definitions include: jerk; bastard.
Definitions include: "hell".
Definitions include: one's home, or place of living
Definitions include: house.
Definitions include: abbreviated form of "hook up".
Definitions include: a request to hook up a nigga, i.e. to give something to a person.
Definitions include: addicted.
Definitions include: understanding or knowing.
Definitions include: completely.
Definitions include: a person who provides illegal drugs.
Definitions include: See hook up.
Definitions include: See off the hook.
Definitions include: hands.
Definitions include: extreme; wild; awesome.
Definitions include: alternate spelling of off the hook.

Other terms relating to 'on':

Definitions include: seemingly accidental but with a secret motive.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: See on (one's) plate.
Definitions include: useless.
Definitions include: A Southern Colloquialism meaning absolutely futile; pointless, worthless, inept or absurd; good-for-nothing or idiotic.
Definitions include: doing better after an unfavorable event.
Definitions include: returned to one's meth or crack addiction.
Definitions include: to insult for fun; "make fun of".
Definitions include: to leave (a relationship) or abandon.
Definitions include: to attempt to attract verbally; "hit on".
Definitions include: to test something before it is released or presented.
Definitions include: See barge in.
Definitions include: used to describe a person that is angry and is scolding at someone.
Definitions include: to be involved with.
Definitions include: to be present in large numbers.

Other terms relating to 'the':

Definitions include: the real information or the proof, instruction, the know how, where, when, and why about something or someone.
Definitions include: walking, generally as opposed to driving.
Definitions include: interrogation.
Definitions include: extremely intoxicated
Definitions include: information.
Definitions include: something you have now is worth more than two things you have just a chance of getting.
Definitions include: a good estimate.
Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: inclusive.
Definitions include: to make a bad situation worse.
Definitions include: with the amount of time left to finish a task rapidly disappearing.
Definitions include: having an opinion or belief prior to it becoming common or popular.
Definitions include: of a male, to urinate.
Definitions include: secret sexual activity with a person other than one's partner.
Definitions include: meaning caring about everything.

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