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noun hook·up \ˈhu̇k-ˌəp\

Simple Definition of hookup

  • : an arrangement or part by which pieces of equipment can be connected

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of hookup

  1. 1 :  a state of cooperation or alliance

  2. 2 :  an assemblage (as of circuits) used for a specific purpose (as radio transmission); also :  the plan of such an assemblage

  3. 3 :  an arrangement of mechanical parts; also :  connection <a campsite with electric, water, and sewer hookups>

  4. 4 :  an act or an instance of hooking up; especially :  a casual sexual encounter

Examples of hookup in a sentence

  1. The interview will be broadcast through a satellite hookup.

  2. The cabin has electric and water hookups.



1903

First Known Use of hookup

1903



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