Hooked

"Hooked" (1989) is the ninth collection of movie reviews by the critic Pauline Kael, covering the years 1985 to 1988.

The book is out-of-print in the United States, but is still published by Marion Boyars Publishers in the United Kingdom.


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  • hooked — [hukt] adj 1.) curved outwards or shaped like a hook ▪ a hooked nose 2.) [not before noun] informal if you are hooked on a drug, you feel a strong need for it and you cannot stop taking it = ↑addicted hooked on ▪ I know a girl who got hooked on… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hooked — 〈[hụkt] Adj.; Drogenszene〉 drogenabhängig [engl., „eingehakt“] * * * hooked [hʊkd] <Adj.> [engl. hooked, eigtl. = festgehakt, 2. Part. von: to hook = festhaken] (Jargon): von einer harten Droge abhängig. * * * hooked [hʊkd] <Adj.>… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Hooked — Hooked, a. 1. Having the form of a hook; curvated; as, the hooked bill of a bird. [1913 Webster] 2. Provided with a hook or hooks. The hooked chariot. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hooked — [ hukt ] adjective 1. ) if you are hooked on something you find it so attractive or interesting that you want to do it as much as possible a ) if you are hooked on drugs, you cannot stop taking them 2. ) shaped like a hook: a hooked finger …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hooked — 〈[hụkt] Adj.; Drogenszene〉 drogenabhängig [Etym.: engl., »eingehakt«]   hooked: (Worttrennung am Zeilenende) Die Trennbarkeit von Fremdwörtern richtet sich in der Regel nach ihrer muttersprachlichen Aussprache. Da das Wort »hooked« [hukt]… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • hooked — hooked; un·hooked; hooked·ness; …   English syllables

  • Hooked up — was a 2004 reality television series produced by online dating service Lemontonic, for Toronto 1 and the A Channel stations.The show was created for Lemontonic, by Lone Eagle Entertainment ( Popstars , Supermodels ). The series cost around… …   Wikipedia

  • hooked — O.E. hoced, “shaped like a hook, crooked, curved;” pp. adj. from HOOK (Cf. hook) (v.). From mid 14c. as “having hooks;” 1610s as “caught on a hook;” 1925 as addicted, originally in reference to narcotics. hooked rug is recorded from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • hooked — You re hooked when you re obsessed with or addicted to something …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • hooked — [hookt] adj. 1. curved like a hook 2. having a hook or hooks ☆ 3. made with a hook [a hooked rug ] ☆ 4. Slang a) addicted as to the use of a drug: often with on b) preoccupied or obsessed with a person, fad, etc.: often with on …   English World dictionary

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