Definition of get the hookbaseball, of a pitcher, informal
- He got the hook after allowing three runs in the second inning.
: to gain possession of
: to receive as a return : earn
: to obtain by concession or entreaty
: something begotten:
: the entire progeny of a male animal
: a document of release from obligation in Jewish law
: a religious divorce by Jewish law
: a curved or bent device for catching, holding, or pulling
: something intended to attract and ensnare
: to form into a hook : crook
: to seize or make fast by or as if by a hook
: to connect by or as if by a hook
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