hoodie

[ hoo d-ee; for 2 also Scot. hoo-dee ]
/ ˈhʊd i; for 2 also Scot. ˈhu di /
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noun

Also hood·y. Informal. a hooded sweatshirt, sweater, or jacket.
Also called hoodie crow. Scot. the hooded crow.

Nearby words

  1. hooded crow,
  2. hooded seal,
  3. hooded top,
  4. hooded warbler,
  5. hoodia,
  6. hoodlum,
  7. hoodman-blind,
  8. hoodoo,
  9. hoodooism,
  10. hoodwink

Origin of hoodie

1780–90 for def 2; hood1 + -ie

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British Dictionary definitions for hoody

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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Word Origin and History for hoody

hoodie

n.

also hoody, slang shortening of hooded sweatshirt, attested by 1991. Earlier it was a familiar term for the hooded crow (1789).

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