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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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British Dictionary definitions for hoody

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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Word Origin and History for hoody

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 hoody

hoody

adjective

Hoodlumish; like a hood: imitating a hoody Tony Curtis (1970s+)


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.
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