(noun, adjective, verb)


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


1. an aggressive and violent young criminal

Similar word(s): goon, hoodlum, punk, thug, tough, toughie

Definition categories: person, criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw

2. a protective covering that is part of a plant

Similar word(s): cap

Definition categories: object, cover, covering

3. (slang) a neighborhood

Definition categories: group, neighborhood, neighbourhood

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

Definition categories: man–made, attachment

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

Definition categories: man–made, covering

6. metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes

Definition categories: man–made, covering

7. the folding roof of a carriage

Definition categories: man–made, roof

8. a headdress that protects the head and face

Definition categories: man–made, headdress, headgear

9. protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine

- there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars

Similar word(s): bonnet, cowl, cowling

Definition categories: man–made, protection

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

Definition categories: animal

Sentences with hood as a noun:

- What’s goin’ down in the hood?


1. cover with a hood

- The bandits were hooded

Definition categories: contact, cover