Associations to the word «Hood»


HOOD, noun. A covering such as worn over one’s head.
HOOD, noun. A distinctively coloured fold of material, representing a university degree.
HOOD, noun. An enclosure that protects something, especially from above.
HOOD, noun. (automotive) A soft top of a convertible car or carriage.
HOOD, noun. (US) (automotive) The hinged cover over the engine of a motor vehicle. Also known as a bonnet in other countries.
HOOD, noun. A metal covering that leads to a vent to suck away smoke or fumes.
HOOD, verb. To cover something with a hood.
HOOD, noun. (slang) gangster, thug.
HOOD, adjective. Relating to inner-city everyday life, both positive and negative aspects; especially people’s attachment to and love for their neighborhoods.
HOOD, noun. (slang) neighborhood.
HOOD, noun. (UK) person wearing a hoodie.
HOOD, proper noun. A surname​.
HOOD ORNAMENT, noun. A decorative object fastened on a car's hood, often symbolizing the manufacturer or brand; sometimes fixed to the radiator cap
HOOD ORNAMENTS, noun. Plural of hood ornament
HOOD RAT, noun. (slang) Someone who has sex with everyone in the "hood" or neighborhood; the term is linked to the culture of the American ghettos and to hip-hop culture. A hood rat is an often poor woman who engages in sexual activity like a prostitute, but without charge and without being coerced (compare slut).
HOOD RATS, noun. Plural of hood rat
HOOD RICH, adjective. Exhibiting flamboyant spending habits, while doing nothing to improve one’s living conditions.

Dictionary definition

HOOD, noun. An aggressive and violent young criminal.
HOOD, noun. A protective covering that is part of a plant.
HOOD, noun. (slang) a neighborhood.
HOOD, noun. A tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera.
HOOD, noun. (falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head.
HOOD, noun. Metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes.
HOOD, noun. The folding roof of a carriage.
HOOD, noun. A headdress that protects the head and face.
HOOD, 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".
HOOD, noun. (zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a hood on the head or neck of an animal.
HOOD, verb. Cover with a hood; "The bandits were hooded".

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Kahlil Gibran