a cape and the harbor it forms in the SW Netherlands.
noun the Hook of Holland
a cape on the SW coast of the Netherlands, in South Holland province
a port on this cape
[hoo k-nohz] /ˈhʊkˌnoʊz/ noun 1. a curved ; aquiline . /ˈhʊkˌnəʊz/ noun 1. a nose with a pronounced outward and downward curve; aquiline nose
- Hook or crook
see: by hook or crook
- Hook someone for
verb phrase To cheat someone out of; take away, esp by shady means: At Atlantic City they hooked him for everything he had (1940s+)
noun, Basketball. 1. a shot with one hand in which a player extends the shooting arm to the side and brings it back over the head toward the basket while releasing the ball.