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hood US English

A neighborhood, especially one’s own neighborhood

hood1 US English

A covering for the head and neck with an opening for the face, typically forming part of a coat or sweatshirt

hood2 US English

A gangster or similar violent criminal

hood3 US English

A neighborhood, especially one’s own neighborhood

-hood US English

Forming nouns:

'hood in hood3 US English

A neighborhood, especially one’s own neighborhood

Hood, Mount US English

A peak in the Cascade Range in northwest Oregon, east of Portland, 11,239 feet (3,426 m), the highest point in the state

Hood, Thomas US English

(1799–1845), English poet and humorist. He wrote much humorous verse but is chiefly remembered for serious poems such as ‘The Song of the Shirt’

hood US Thesaurus

they wore sunglasses and hoods to disguise themselves

I-hood US English

Conscious personality.

car hood US English

A canopy or other protective cover on a car; (later chiefly) specifically = hood.

fume hood US English

A ventilated enclosure in a chemistry laboratory, in which harmful volatile chemicals can be used or kept

hood mold US English

Another term for dripstone111.

hood rat US English

A young person (especially a woman) who lives in or comes from a deprived inner-city area and is regarded as disreputable or sexually promiscuous.

lens hood US English

A tube or ring attached to the front of a camera lens to prevent unwanted light from reaching the film

rain hood US English

A waterproof hood, (now) especially a light plastic one which may be folded away when not in use.

French hood US English

A women's headdress in a style regarded as French; specifically one of the 16th and 17th centuries, consisting of a bow-shaped front piece contoured to the head and almost covering the ears, from which a cloth tippet fell, covering the neck and upper back. Now historical.

opera hood US English

A hood worn with evening clothes.

range hood US English

A canopy (typically equipped with an exhaust fan and attached to a flue) fitted above a stove to aid ventilation.

riding hood US English

A large hood worn while riding; in later use also worn by women and children as an outdoor garment. Now chiefly historical.

Robin Hood US English

A semilegendary English medieval outlaw, reputed to have robbed the rich and helped the poor. Although he is generally associated with Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire, it seems likely that the real Robin Hood operated in Yorkshire in the early 13th century

rufter-hood US English

A kind of loose-fitting hood used on a newly caught hawk during the training period.

acoustic hood US English

A sound-absorbent cover, usually used to reduce the noise from a machine or appliance.

mazarine hood US English

A type of woman's hood or chaperon, fashionable in the late 17th cent.

priest's hood US English

Wild arum, Arum maculatum (so called from the form of the spathe).

Robin Hood hat US English

A type of high-crowned hat with the brim turned up at the back and down at the front, trimmed with a feather.

Robin Hood tax US English

A tax aiming to redistribute resources in order to achieve greater social equality, especially a proposed tax on transactions made by financial institutions

Chief Justice-hood US English

The position or office of Chief Justice; the condition of being a Chief Justice.

Red Riding Hood US English

Designating a type of cape with a hood, especially one which is red and often short or mid-length.

Robin Hood bargain US English

Something bought for much less than its real value.

Robin Hood tale US English

A story featuring Robin Hood or some similar outlaw.

Robin Hood's hatband US English

The common clubmoss, Lycopodium clavatum.

pixie hat US English

A child’s hat with a pointed crown

selfhood US English

The quality that constitutes one’s individuality; the state of having an individual identity

hood molding in hood mold US English

Another term for dripstone111.

peoplehood in people US English


pixie hood in pixie hat US English

A child’s hat with a pointed crown

a Robin Hood in Robin Hood US English

A person considered to be taking from the wealthy and giving to the poor