Definition of hookup
1 : a state of cooperation or alliance
2 : an assemblage (as of circuits) used for a specific purpose (as radio transmission); also : the plan of such an assemblage
3 : an arrangement of mechanical parts; also : connection <a campsite with electric, water, and sewer hookups>
4 : an act or an instance of hooking up; especially : a casual sexual encounter
Examples of hookup in a sentence
The interview will be broadcast through a satellite hookup.
The cabin has electric and water hookups.
First Known Use of hookup
HOOKUP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of hookup for English Language Learners
: an arrangement or part by which pieces of equipment can be connected
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