- Also hood·y. Informal. a hooded sweatshirt, sweater, or jacket.
- Also called hoodie crow. Scot. the hooded crow.
Origin of hoodie
Examples from the Web for hoodie
He turned around, not sure what to make of the girl in the glasses and NYU hoodie calling him like she knew him.Mara Wilson Remembers Robin Williams: We're All His Goddamn Kids
August 18, 2014
From Jesse Eisenberg in a hoodie to Zach Braff's Kickstarter, celebrities are all about social media.The Ice Bucket Challenge: Celebrities Promote ALS Awareness, Washboard Abs
August 11, 2014
The wide-eyed girl who led me backstage is now wearing a hoodie.A Mad Feast Is the Next 'Sleep No More'
February 3, 2014
The last scene is of Dante walking down a city street in an unzipped Brooklyn hoodie with his dad at his side.Dante de Blasio Might Just Have Gotten His Dad Elected Mayor
August 14, 2013
Think George Zimmerman seeing a young black male with a hoodie who must be a punk who gets away with it.Trayvon Was Black. It Matters.
July 15, 2013
"They'd say anything," said Hoodie the Crow, keeping behind the Peacock's tail.
"Did I ever tell you," said Hoodie, hiding the feathers behind a bush.
"We have no other stories in our family," said Hoodie the Crow.
All love must do good to a nature like Hoodie's, and her love for the bird may teach her other things.
I was so glad to think how pleased you would be, Hoodie, dear!
- a hooded sweatshirt
- a young person who wears a hooded sweatshirt, regarded by some as a potential hooligan
Word Origin and History for hoodie
also hoody, slang shortening of hooded sweatshirt, attested by 1991. Earlier it was a familiar term for the hooded crow (1789).