What are hooks?

  • (noun): Large strong hand (as of a fighter).
    Example: "Wait till I get my hooks on him"
    Synonyms: meat hooks, maulers

Famous quotes containing the word hooks:

    Why is it that many contemporary male thinkers, especially men of color, repudiate the imperialist legacy of Columbus but affirm dimensions of that legacy by their refusal to repudiate patriarchy?
    —bell hooks (b. c. 1955)

    The moment we choose to love we begin to move against domination, against oppression. The moment we choose to love we begin to move towards freedom, to act in ways that liberate ourselves and others. That action is the testimony of love as the practice of freedom.
    —bell hooks (b. c. 1955)

    Life-transforming ideas have always come to me through books.
    —bell hooks (b. c. 1955)