Definition of Hood in English :

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Hood

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Noun

1. goon, hood, hoodlum, punk, strong-armer, thug, tough, toughie

an aggressive and violent young criminal

2. cap, hood

a protective covering that is part of a plant

3. hood

(slang) a neighborhood

4. hood, lens hood

a tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera

5. hood

(falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head

6. exhaust hood, hood

metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes

7. hood

the folding roof of a carriage

8. hood

a headdress that protects the head and face

9. bonnet, cowl, cowling, hood

protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine

Example Sentences:
'there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars'
'the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine'

10. hood

(zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a hood on the head or neck of an animal

Verb

11. hood

cover with a hood

Example Sentences:
'The bandits were hooded'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Hood

see synonyms of hood
noun
1. 
a loose head covering either attached to a cloak or coat or made as a separate garment
2. 
something resembling this in shape or use
3.  the US and Canadian name for bonnet (sense 3)
4. 
the folding roof of a convertible car
5. 
a hoodlike garment worn over an academic gown, indicating its wearer's degree and university
6. falconry
a close-fitting cover, placed over the head and eyes of a falcon to keep it quiet when not hunting
7. biology
a structure or marking, such as the fold of skin on the head of a cobra, that covers or appears to cover the head or some similar part
verb
8. (transitive)
to cover or provide with or as if with a hood
noun
slang short for hoodlum (sense 1)
noun
1.  Robin
2. 
Samuel, 1st Viscount. 1724–1816, British admiral. He fought successfully against the French during the American Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars
3. 
Thomas. 1799–1845, British poet and humorist: his work includes protest poetry, such as The Song of the Shirt (1843) and The Bridge of Sighs (1844)
noun
slang, mainly US short for neighbourhood

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Hood

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noun
Slang
neighborhood
: also written hood
1. 
John Bell1831-79; Confederate general
see Robin Hood
2. 
Thomas1799-1845; Eng. poet & humorist
Mountmountain of the Cascade Range, in N Oreg.: a peak of volcanic origin: 11,245 ft (3,427 m)
noun
1. 
a covering for the head and neck and, sometimes, the face, worn separately or as part of a robe, cloak, or jacket
a monk's cowl is a hood
2. 
anything resembling a hood in shape or use
; specif.,
a. 
a fold of cloth over the back of an academic or ecclesiastical gown, judge's robe, etc., often with distinguishing colors to indicate the wearer's degree, college affiliation, etc.
b.  US
the body panel that usually covers the engine of an automotive vehicle
c. 
a protective canopy, as above a cookstove, often containing a fan, for exhausting heat, smoke, and fumes
d. 
the cowl of a chimney
e. 
a covering for a horse's head
f.  Falconry
the covering for a falcon's head when it is not chasing game
3.  Zoology
a. 
a bird's crest
b. 
the fold of skin near a cobra's head that expands when the snake is excited
verb transitive
4. 
to cover or provide with or as with a hood
noun
Slang
hoodlum

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Hood

see synonyms of hood
n.
1. A loose pliable covering for the head and neck, often attached to a robe or jacket.
2. An ornamental draping of cloth hung from the shoulders of an academic or ecclesiastical robe.
3. A sack placed over the head of a falcon to keep it quiet.
4.
a. A metal cover or cowl for a hearth or stove.
b. A carriage top.
c. The hinged metal lid over the engine of a motor vehicle.
5. Zoology A colored marking or an expanded part, such as a crest, on or near the head of an animal.
tr.v. hood·ed, hood·ing, hoods
To supply or cover with a hood.
n.
Slang
1. A hoodlum; a thug.
2. A rowdy or violent young person.
n.
Slang
A neighborhood, usually in the inner city.
n.
Slang
Variant of hood3.
suff.
1.
a. Condition; state; quality: manhood.
b. An instance of a specified state or quality: falsehood.
2. A group sharing a specified state or quality: sisterhood.
British poet and editor who wrote comic and topical verse, including "The Dream of Eugene Aram" (1829) and "The Song of the Shirt" (1843).
A volcanic peak, 3,426 m (11,239 ft) high, in the Cascade Range of northwest Oregon. It is the highest elevation in the state.
American Confederate army officer who conducted the defense of Atlanta against Union troops led by General William T. Sherman (1864) and was defeated at Nashville later that year.

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