HyperDic: hood

English > 11 senses of the word hood:
NOUNperson hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armeran aggressive and violent young criminal
objecthood, capa protective covering that is part of a plant
grouphood(slang) a neighborhood
artifacthood, lens hooda tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera
artifacthood(falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head
artifacthood, exhaust hoodmetal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes
artifacthoodthe folding roof of a carriage
artifacthooda headdress that protects the head and face
artifacthood, bonnet, cowl, cowlingprotective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
animalhood(zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a hood on the head or neck of an animal
VERBcontacthoodcover with a hood
hood > pronunciation
Soundshhuh'd
Rhymesadulthood ... wormwood: 60 rhymes with uhd...
English > hood: 11 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn aggressive and violent young criminal.
Synonymshoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer
NarrowerbullyA hired thug
Broadercriminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactorsomeone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
Spanishbandido, matón
Catalanperdonavides
English > hood: 11 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA protective covering that is part of a plant.
Synonymcap
Part ofplant, flora, plant life(botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
Broadercovering, natural covering, coverA natural object that covers or envelops
English > hood: 11 senses > noun 3, group
Meaning(slang) a neighborhood.
Broaderneighborhood, neighbourhoodPeople living near one another
Usage ofslang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
English > hood: 11 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera.
Synonymlens hood
Part ofcamera, photographic cameraequipment for taking photographs (usually consisting of a lightproof box with a lens at one end and light-sensitive film at the other)
television camera, tv camera, cameratelevision equipment consisting of a lens system that focuses an image on a photosensitive mosaic that is scanned by an electron beam
BroaderattachmentA supplementary part or accessory
Catalanpara-sol
English > hood: 11 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaning(falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head.
CategoryfalconryThe art of training falcons to hunt and return
BroadercoveringAn artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
English > hood: 11 senses > noun 6, artifact
Meaningmetal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes.
Synonymexhaust hood
Narrowerrange hoodexhaust hood over a kitchen range
BroadercoveringAn artifact that covers something else (usually to protect or shelter or conceal it)
Spanishcampana
Catalancampana extractora
English > hood: 11 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningThe folding roof of a carriage.
Narrowercalash, caleche, calash topThe folding hood of a horse-drawn carriage
Broaderroofprotective covering on top of a motor vehicle
English > hood: 11 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA headdress that protects the head and face.
Narrowercalash, calecheA woman's large folded hooped hood
camail, aventail, ventailA medieval hood of mail suspended from a basinet to protect the head and neck
cowlA loose hood or hooded robe (as worn by a monk)
Broaderheaddress, headgearclothing for the head
Spanishcapucha
Catalancaputxa
Verbshoodcover with a hood
English > hood: 11 senses > noun 9, artifact
Meaningprotective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine.
Example"there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars"
Synonymsbonnet, cowl, cowling
Part ofairplane, aeroplane, planeAn aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcarA motor vehicle with four wheels
Partshood ornamentAn ornament on the front of the hood of a car emblematic of the manufacturer / manufacturer
Broaderprotective covering, protective cover, protectionA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
Spanishbonete, capirote, capó, capucha, cofre, cogulla
Catalancapó, capota, capot, caputxa
English > hood: 11 senses > noun 10, animal
Meaning(zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a hood on the head or neck of an animal.
Categoryzoology, zoological scienceThe branch of biology that studies animals
Broaderexternal body partAny body part visible externally
English > hood: 11 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningCover with a hood.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody
Example"The bandits were hooded"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Spanishencapotar
Nounshooda headdress that protects the head and face

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