What is another word for fishhook?

Pronunciation: [fˈɪʃhʊk] (IPA)

A fishhook is a popular tool used in angling to catch fish. There are several synonyms used for the word fishhook such as fishing hook, angler's hook, fish bait, and fish lure. The fishing hook is designed in various ways, namely single hooks, double hooks, treble hooks, and circle hooks. The angler's hook is made of steel or other synthetic materials and is sharpened on its tip to pierce the fish. On the other hand, fish bait is either an edible or artificial material added to the fishing hook to attract the fish to bite. Fish lures are artificial baits that mimic the movement and appearance of fish to catch more fish.

What are the hypernyms for Fishhook?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Fishhook?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for fishhook (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Fishhook?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Fishhook

These steel points were often cruel-looking things, having many fishhook-like barbs set at different angles, so that if they once entered a man's body it would be impossible to extract them again.
"Wanderings Among South Sea Savages And in Borneo and the Philippines"
H. Wilfrid Walker
Why is it cruel to put an earthworm on a fishhook?
"Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study"
Ontario Ministry of Education
In the mean while, if I and his mother can but follow him incessantly, like fishhook-floats, and foot clogs, through to-morrow and next day, that no murderous accident lift aside the curtain from his birth-certificate,-all may yet be well.
"The Campaner Thal and Other Writings"
Jean Paul Friedrich Richter

Famous quotes with Fishhook

  • Pain is the question mark turned like a fishhook in the human heart.
    Peter De Vries
  • Fisherman deceives the fish with bait; this action makes the fisherman dishonest! For a fisherman to be honest, he must not put any bait to his fishhook! He who dares to be ideally honest, let him know how hard it is to be such an honest!
    Mehmet Murat ildan
  • Darkness uses light as bait on its fishhook!
    Mehmet Murat ildan

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