hoodie

[ hood-ee; for 2 also Scots hoo-dee ]
/ ˈhʊd i; for 2 also Scots ˈhu di /

noun

Also hoody .Informal. a hooded sweatshirt, sweater, or jacket.
Also called hoodie crow .Scot. the hooded crow.

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Origin of hoodie

1780–90 for def. 2; hood1 + -ie
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British Dictionary definitions for hoodie

hoodie
/ (ˈhʊdɪ) /

noun informal

a hooded sweatshirt
a young person who wears a hooded sweatshirt, regarded by some as a potential hooligan
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