(also grappling iron)
A device with iron claws, attached to a rope and used for dragging or grasping.
- Facing forward again, Jeremy quickly grabbed a grappling hook attached to a rope that was tied to his pack.
- Eagerly, he pulled out the climbing rope and the grappling hook.
- He took a rope with a grappling hook out of his pack.
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: grap·pling hook
Definition of grappling hook in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.