Definition of hookless in US English:

hookless

adjective

  • See hook

    • ‘The warm summer sun shone down on Abby as she cast her line into the bay, and settled into a gentle casting rhythm that drove fish wild to jump at her hookless fly.’
    • ‘Otherwise all of us would be using hookless flies and not one angler in 10,000 does.’
    • ‘She was sober, and had quite forgotten the fish that were still occasionally tugging at her hookless fly.’
    • ‘Otherwise, his lumbering and largely hookless songs will leave few of those ladies begging for more.’
    • ‘For there to be a dodgy track amongst these 32 would be as imaginable as Abba releasing a CD of hookless ditties.’