Hood means a head covering attached to a jacket or shirt.(noun)
An example of a hood is the part of a sweater that can be pulled tight with strings around your face.
The hood suffix is defined as the state or condition of the word it modifies, or the whole group it is.(suffix)
The definition of a hood is slang for a neighborhood.(noun)
An example of a hood is what you’d call the area in which you live in the inner city.
Hood is defined as the front top of a car or other vehicle that covers and protects the engine, or a protective covering that removes fumes or exhaust.(noun)
See hood in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE hod, akin to Ger hut, hat: for IE base see hat
Origin: ME -had, -hod < OE had, order, condition, quality, rank, akin to Ger -heit < IE *(s)kāit-, bright, gleaming: basic sense “appearance by which known”
See hood in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English hod
Origin: , from Old English hōd.
Origin: Short for hoodlum.
Origin: African American Vernacular English
Origin: , short for neighborhood.
, Thomas 1799-1845.
Origin: Middle English -hed, -hode
Origin: , from Old English *-hǣdu, -hād.
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