hook something down

hook down

1. To use a hook to secure or fasten something in place. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hook" and "down." We need something to hook down the tarp—otherwise, it'll blow away in this wind.
2. To swallow something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hook" and "down." With this sore throat, it takes me a while to hook down my meds.
See also: down, hook

hook something down

tv. to swallow something down. Hook down one of these cookies and see what you think about them.
See also: down, hook, something