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1 hood /ˈhʊd/ noun
plural hoods
1 hood
/ˈhʊd/
noun
plural hoods
Learner's definition of HOOD
[count]
: a soft covering for the head and neck often attached to a coat or cape
: a cloth covering worn over the entire head to hide a person's face
see color picture on this page
: a cover that is used to protect or shield something (such as part of a machine or a camera lens)
US : the movable metal covering over the engine of an automobile
called also (British) bonnet
see picture at car
US : a device attached above a cooking surface that is used for carrying off smoke and fumes
compare 2hood, 3hood
2 hood /ˈhʊd/ noun
plural hoods
2 hood
/ˈhʊd/
noun
plural hoods
Learner's definition of HOOD
[count] US, informal
compare 1hood, 3hood
3 hood /ˈhʊd/ noun
plural hoods
3 hood
/ˈhʊd/
noun
plural hoods
Learner's definition of HOOD
[count] US slang
: a neighborhood
especially : a poor neighborhood in a large city
compare 1hood, 2hood
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