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hoodie

[hoo d-ee; for 2 also Scot. hoo-dee] /ˈhʊd i; for 2 also Scot. ˈhu di/
noun
1.
Also, hoody. Informal. a hooded sweatshirt, sweater, or jacket.
2.
Also called hoodie crow. Scot. the hooded crow.
Origin
1780-1790
1780-90 for def 2; hood1 + -ie
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Examples from the web for hoodie
  • The rest of me is in a white zipper hoodie sweater and my in the house sandals.
  • Ban hoodie jackets and any item of clothing that can quickly hide a face such as a toque that can be pulled over the face.
  • He wore a grey hoodie as he took the stand to defend the website, even as he sought to distance himself from its operations.
  • There's no need for high-tech protection when you're wearing a bulletproof hoodie.
  • Yeah, it tends to rain a bit here, but it's the drizzly sort of precipitation that's best weathered under a hat or a hoodie.
  • Last seen wearing a dark hoodie and armed with a gun.
  • Suspect was wearing gray sweatpants, a gray hoodie, and a camouflage jacket.
  • He was wearing a brownish tan jacket over a maroon hoodie with gray pants.
  • He was wearing a red hoodie sweatshirt and his face was covered.
  • One was wearing a dark hoodie, while the other was wearing a red one.
British Dictionary definitions for hoodie

hoodie

/ˈhʊdɪ/
noun (informal)
1.
a hooded sweatshirt
2.
a young person who wears a hooded sweatshirt, regarded by some as a potential hooligan
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Contemporary definitions for hoodie
noun

a close-fitting sweatshirt with a hood

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Word Origin and History for hoodie
n.

also hoody, slang shortening of hooded sweatshirt, attested by 1991. Earlier it was a familiar term for the hooded crow (1789).

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Slang definitions & phrases for hoodie

hoodie

noun

A hooded sweatshirt or top: hoodies in every color and style


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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