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This page is about the slang term hooked

Meaning: addicted, obsessed

For example:

  • Nobody who uses hard drugs like heroin or cocaine thinks they'll ever get hooked, but many do, and it can ruin their life.

  • My son realised he was hooked on video games when he stayed up all night playing them, and then failed an important exam.

Quick Quiz:

Kyle knew he was hooked on heroin. When he couldn't get any, he

a. got bored

b. got angry

c. got very sick

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Contributor: Matt Errey