hooklike

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj hooklike having or resembling a hook (especially in the ability to grasp and hold); "hooklike thorns"
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Usage

In literature:

The left clavicle is present in scattered fragments, its dorsal hooklike end being intact.
"A New Order of Fishlike Amphibia From the Pennsylvanian of Kansas" by Theodore H. Eaton
At the third trial, it lodged over a projecting rock, which jutted, hooklike, from the wall of the ravine.
"The Boy Scouts of the Air in Indian Land" by Gordon Stuart
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