The polite term is urban crime fiction, but what they are really called is “hood books.”
Thankfully, he said, he was wearing a hood that protected him from a more serious concussion.
Then, she gets on the hood of his Ferrari, hikes up her skirt, and… grinds on it to completion, howling with ecstasy.
Rather, what they watch is two macho gay guys getting it on, on the hood of a car.
While caring for patients, clinical staff is heavily robed with gown and apron; three pairs of gloves; a hood; and goggles.
The hood had fallen back and they saw his face, which was wasted and pale, like a martyrs.
When the guys at the garage lifted the hood they started runnin'.
And so the fall wore into winter; and the news from General hood's lines only added to the gloom.
hood's "Up the Rhine" is a rich commingling of wit and humor.
Rodney could not have bettered hood's management, though he of course attributed to him the blame for results.
"covering," Old English hod "hood," from Proto-Germanic *hodaz (cf. Old Saxon, Old Frisian hod "hood," Middle Dutch hoet, Dutch hoed "hat," Old High German huot "helmet, hat," German Hut "hat," Old Frisian hode "guard, protection"), from PIE *kadh- "cover" (see hat).
Modern spelling is early 1400s to indicate a "long" vowel, which is no longer pronounced as such. Meaning "removable cover for an automobile engine" attested by 1905. Little Red Riding Hood (1729) translates Charles Perrault's Petit Chaperon Rouge ("Contes du Temps Passé" 1697).
"gangster," 1930, American English, shortened form of hoodlum.
shortened form of neighborhood, by 1987, U.S. black slang.
"to put a hood on," c.1200, from hood (n.1). Related: Hooded; hooding.
word-forming element meaning "state or condition of being," from Old English -had "condition, position," cognate with German -heit, Dutch -heid, all from Proto-Germanic *haidus "manner, quality," literally "bright appearance," from PIE (s)kai- (1) "bright, shining." Originally a free-standing word (see hade); in Modern English it survives only in this suffix.
: has been in the hood hierarchy for decades
hoodlum: those St Louis hoods/ the procession of hoods on the witness stand (1930+)
Neighborhood •First associated with black Los Angeles neighborhoods: Who know the defendant from the 'hood. It's part of the job (mid1980s+)