hoodie

[hoo d-ee; for 2 also Scot. hoo-dee]

Origin of hoodie

1780–90 for def 2; hood1 + -ie
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hoodie

noun informal
  1. a hooded sweatshirt
  2. 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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