hooded

[hood-id]
adjective
1.
having, or covered with, a hood: a hooded jacket.
3.
Zoology. having on the head a hoodlike formation, crest, arrangement of colors, or the like.
4.
Botany, cucullate.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English hodid. See hood1, -ed3

hoodedness, noun
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hood

1 [hood]
noun
1.
a soft or flexible covering for the head and neck, either separate or attached to a cloak, coat, or the like.
2.
something resembling or suggesting such a covering, especially in shape, as certain petals or sepals.
3.
the hinged, movable part of an automobile body covering the engine.
4.
British. the roof of a carriage.
5.
a metal cover or canopy for a stove, ventilator, etc.
6.
Falconry. a cover for the entire head of a hawk, used when the bird is not in pursuit of game.
7.
an ornamental ruffle or fold on the back of the shoulders of an academic gown, jurist's robe, etc.
8.
a crest or band of color on the head of certain birds and animals.
verb (used with object)
9.
to furnish with a hood.
10.
to cover with or as if with a hood.

Origin:
before 900; 1925–30, Americanism for def 3; Middle English hode, Old English hōd; cognate with Old Frisian hōde, Dutch hoed, German Hut hat

hoodless, adjective
hoodlike, adjective
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hood1 (hʊd)
 
n
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
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
 
vb
8.  (tr) to cover or provide with or as if with a hood
 
[Old English hōd; related to Old High German huot hat, Middle Dutch hoet, Latin cassis helmet; see hat]
 
'hoodless1
 
adj
 
'hoodlike1
 
adj

hood2 (hʊd)
 
n
slang short for hoodlum

Hood (hʊd)
 
n
1.  Robin See Robin Hood
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)

hooded (ˈhʊdɪd)
 
adj
1.  covered with, having, or shaped like a hood
2.  (of eyes) having heavy eyelids that appear to be half closed

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Word Origin & History

hood
"covering," O.E. hod, from P.Gmc. *khodaz (cf. O.Fris. hod, M.Du. hoet, Ger. Hut "hat," O.Fris. hode "guard, protection"), from PIE *kadh- "cover" (see hat). Modern spelling is early 1400s to indicate a "long" vowel, which is no longer pronounced as such. Little Red Riding Hood
(1729) translates Charles Perrault's Petit Chaperon Rouge ("Contes du Temps" 1697).

hood
"gangster," 1930, Amer.Eng., shortened form of hoodlum. As a shortened form of neighborhood it began 1980s in Los Angeles black slang.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
hood
neighborhood
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Hood definition


(Heb. tsaniph) a tiara round the head (Isa. 3:23; R.V., pl., "turbans"). Rendered "diadem," Job 29:14; high priest's "mitre," Zech. 3:5; "royal diadem," Isa. 62:3.

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Example sentences
Well a small number of hooded protesters did rally in support of the song.
She had turned her face away, the rough cheek blotched as if it had borne a
  slap, the gaze hooded and set low.
The fanny pack had been left in the room's safe, replaced by a hooded
  windbreaker tied around her waist in case of bad weather.
Hooded kids race around him on bikes, with wheels on fire.
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