Definition of hookup
1 : a state of cooperation or alliance
2 : an assemblage (as of circuits) used for a specific purpose (such 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.
Recent Examples of hookup from the Web
Situated on over an acre, the four-bedroom, three and one-half bathroom home has 3,955 square feet of living space and features a large four-car garage, an RV pad with power and water hookups, and a boat slip at the community marina.
Two companies touting hookups with local handyman and home chores providers via computer or smartphone landed in the Sacramento area this spring.
Doing so promises to keep business stuck in the mud and to steer gig economy hookups toward a black market.
In what's been called a battle of strategic hookups between exes Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick, Bella Thorne has put up a white flag and flown away.
There were roller dancers and satellite hookups, theme songs and a cheering crowd.
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First Known Use of hookup
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Definition of hookup for English Language Learners
: an arrangement or part by which pieces of equipment can be connected
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