Definition of hook-shaped in English:

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hook-shaped

adjective

Curved like a hook: a hook-shaped claw
More example sentences
  • A small hook-shaped cutter is pulled through the barrel to remove a tiny amount of metal.
  • He found that their hook-shaped spikes would latch onto loops in fur, hair, or clothing, making them incredibly sticky.
  • She applies curved or even hook-shaped wisps of color, often arranging them to create a sense of flow from top left to bottom right.

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Syllabification: hook-shaped

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