Definitions for hoodhʊd, hud

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    an aggressive and violent young criminal

  2. hood, cap(noun)

    a protective covering that is part of a plant

  3. hood(noun)

    (slang) a neighborhood

  4. hood, lens hood(noun)

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

  5. hood(noun)

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

  6. hood, exhaust hood(noun)

    metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes

  7. hood(noun)

    the folding roof of a carriage

  8. hood(noun)

    a headdress that protects the head and face

  9. hood, bonnet, cowl, cowling(noun)

    protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine

    "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(verb)

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

  11. hood(verb)

    cover with a hood

    "The bandits were hooded"


  1. hood(Noun)

    A covering such as worn over oneu2019s head.

  2. hood(Noun)

    A distinctively coloured fold of material, representing a university degree.

  3. hood(Noun)

    An enclosure that protects something, especially from above.

  4. hood(Noun)

    A soft top of a convertible car or carriage.

  5. hood(Noun)

    The hinged cover over the engine of a motor vehicle. Also known as a bonnet in other countries.

  6. hood(Noun)

    gangster, thug. Short for hoodlum.

  7. hood(Noun)

    abbreviation for hoodie, in the sense of a person wearing such a garment.

  8. hood(Noun)


    What is goin' down in the hood?

  9. hood(Noun)

    A metal covering that leads to a vent to suck away smoke or fumes.

  10. hood(Verb)

    To cover something with a hood.

  11. hood(Adjective)

    Relating to inner-city everyday life, both positive and negative aspects; especially peopleu2019s attachment to and love for their neighborhoods.

  12. hood(Noun)


  13. hood(Noun)


  14. Origin: from hod, from hōdaz (compare / hoed, Hut), from Sarmato- *xauda 'hat' (compare xaoda, xaudā), from kadh- 'to cover'. More at hat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hood(noun)

    state; condition

  2. Hood(noun)

    a covering or garment for the head or the head and shoulders, often attached to the body garment

  3. Hood(noun)

    a soft covering for the head, worn by women, which leaves only the face exposed

  4. Hood(noun)

    a part of a monk's outer garment, with which he covers his head; a cowl

  5. Hood(noun)

    a like appendage to a cloak or loose overcoat, that may be drawn up over the head at pleasure

  6. Hood(noun)

    an ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown or ecclesiastical vestment; as, a master's hood

  7. Hood(noun)

    a covering for a horse's head

  8. Hood(noun)

    a covering for a hawk's head and eyes. See Illust. of Falcon

  9. Hood(noun)

    anything resembling a hood in form or use

  10. Hood(noun)

    the top or head of a carriage

  11. Hood(noun)

    a chimney top, often contrived to secure a constant draught by turning with the wind

  12. Hood(noun)

    a projecting cover above a hearth, forming the upper part of the fireplace, and confining the smoke to the flue

  13. Hood(noun)

    the top of a pump

  14. Hood(noun)

    a covering for a mortar

  15. Hood(noun)

    the hood-shaped upper petal of some flowers, as of monkshood; -- called also helmet

  16. Hood(noun)

    a covering or porch for a companion hatch

  17. Hood(noun)

    the endmost plank of a strake which reaches the stem or stern

  18. Hood(verb)

    to cover with a hood; to furnish with a hood or hood-shaped appendage

  19. Hood(verb)

    to cover; to hide; to blind

  20. Origin: [shortened from hoodlum.]


  1. Hood

    Hood is a UK-based band from Leeds, that formed in 1991. The band consists of brothers Chris and Richard Adams, and friends.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hood

    hood, n. a covering for the head: anything resembling such: a folding roof for a carriage: an ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown, and worn over it.—v.t. to cover with a hood: to blind.—adj. Hood′ed.—n. Hood′ie-crow, the hooded crow (Corvus cornix).—adj. Hood′less, having no hood.—ns. Hood′man, the person blindfolded in blindman's buff; Hood′man-blind (Shak.), blindman's buff. [A.S. hód; Dut. hoed, Ger. hut.]

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Hood

    A tin hood placed over an arc-lamp. Such hoods are often truncated cones in shape, with the small end upwards. They reflect a certain amount of light besides protecting the lamp to some extent from rain.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hood in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hood in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rickey Cole:

    He ’s just been Jim Hood, the people's lawyer.

  2. Jerome Champagne:

    There is certainly an element of Robin Hood about it.

  3. Simone Thomas:

    There was nothing' hood' about him, he was a good kid and I do n’t have him no more.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Say whatever you want, he didn't report his bank loans... And then he acts like Robin Hood. Say whatever you want..

  5. 50 Cent:

    In Hollywood they say there's no business like show business in the hood they say there's no business like ho business.

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Translations for hood

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • قلنسوة, غطاء المحركArabic
  • капакBulgarian
  • caputxaCatalan, Valencian
  • kapuceCzech
  • hætteDanish
  • Schutzdach, abdecken, Haube, Abzug, überdecken, Motorhaube, Abzugshaube, Kapuze, Verdeck, bedecken, KappeGerman
  • κουκούλαGreek
  • kapuĉoEsperanto
  • capucha, bonete, cubierta, campana, capirote, pasamontañas, cofre, birrete, pasamontaña, capota, casco, capóSpanish
  • kapottEstonian
  • کاپشنPersian
  • kuomukatto, huppu, kuomu, suojus, konepelti, koppaFinnish
  • capuche, capote, capot, licence, hotteFrench
  • cochallScottish Gaelic
  • motorháztető, kapucni, csuklya, tetőHungarian
  • վեղար, կապիշոնArmenian
  • vélarhlíf, húdd, hettaIcelandic
  • cappuccio della toga universitaria, nascondere, cofano, cappotta, quartiere, cappa, vicinato, schermo, cupola, cappuccio, incappucciare, soffiettoItalian
  • ボンネット, フードJapanese
  • კაპიშონიGeorgian
  • cucullusLatin
  • bonetMalay
  • capuchon, kap, beschermingskap, bedekken, motorkapDutch
  • hetteNorwegian
  • kaptur, maskaPolish
  • coifa, capota, capuz, capôPortuguese
  • башлы́к, капо́т, капюшо́нRussian
  • motorhuv, kapuschong, huva, luvaSwedish
  • motor kaputu, kaput, kapüşonTurkish
  • відло́га, капюшо́н, ка́птурUkrainian

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