[hoo d-ee; for 2 also Scot. hoo-dee]
- Also hood·y. Informal. a hooded sweatshirt, sweater, or jacket.
- Also called hoodie crow. Scot. the hooded crow.
Origin of hoodie
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Examples from the Web for hoody
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- 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
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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