Definition of dressing hook in English:

dressing hook

noun

  • 1A hook or hooked implement used in the dressing of a material or object.

  • 2A rod with a hooked end, designed to help people with impaired mobility or other physical disabilities dress themselves.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Joseph Moxon (1627–1691), printer and globe maker. From dressing + hook.

Pronunciation

dressing hook

/ˈdrɛsɪŋ ˌhʊk/