One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘he had a hooked nose’
curved, hook-shaped, hook-like, aquiline, bent, bowed, angular
technical falcate, falciform, uncinate
2‘they are hooked on cocaine’
addicted to, dependent on, with a … habit
US jonesing for, jonesing on
3‘he has been hooked on crosswords since his teens’
very keen on, very enthusiastic about, devoted to, addicted to, obsessed with, fixated on, fanatical about
mad about, crazy about, gone on, wild about, nuts about, potty about, dotty about, a sucker for
North American nutso over
NZ Australian shook on
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