hooded

[ hoo d-id ]
/ ˈhʊd ɪd /

adjective

having, or covered with, a hood: a hooded jacket.
having the shape of a hood; hood-shaped.
Zoology. having on the head a hoodlike formation, crest, arrangement of colors, or the like.
Botany. cucullate.

Origin of hooded

First recorded in 1400–50, hooded is from the late Middle English word hodid. See hood1, -ed3

Related forms

hood·ed·ness, noun

Definition for hooded (2 of 2)

hood

1
[ hoo d ]
/ hʊd /

noun


verb (used with object)

to furnish with a hood.
to cover with or as if with a hood.

Origin of hood

1
before 900; 1925–30, Americanism for def 3; Middle English hode, Old English hōd; cognate with Old Frisian hōde, Dutch hoed, German Hut hat

Related forms

hood·less, adjectivehood·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hooded (1 of 4)

hooded

/ (ˈhʊdɪd) /

adjective

covered with, having, or shaped like a hood
(of eyes) having heavy eyelids that appear to be half closed

British Dictionary definitions for hooded (2 of 4)

hood

1
/ (hʊd) /

noun


verb

(tr) to cover or provide with or as if with a hood

Derived Forms

hoodless, adjectivehoodlike, adjective

Word Origin for hood

Old English hōd; related to Old High German huot hat, Middle Dutch hoet, Latin cassis helmet; see hat

British Dictionary definitions for hooded (3 of 4)

hood

2
/ (hʊd) /

noun

slang short for hoodlum (def. 1)

British Dictionary definitions for hooded (4 of 4)

Hood

/ (hʊd) /

noun

Robin See Robin Hood
Samuel, 1st Viscount. 1724–1816, British admiral. He fought successfully against the French during the American Revolution and the French Revolutionary Wars
Thomas. 1799–1845, British poet and humorist: his work includes protest poetry, such as The Song of the Shirt (1843) and The Bridge of Sighs (1844)

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