Definition of Hood


  • (zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a hood on the head or neck of an animal
  • protective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
    "there are powerful engines under the hoods of new cars"
    "the mechanic removed the cowling in order to repair the plane's engine"
  • a headdress that protects the head and face
  • the folding roof of a carriage
  • metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes
    - exhaust hood
  • (falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head
  • a tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera
    - lens hood
  • (slang) a neighborhood
  • a protective covering that is part of a plant
  • an aggressive and violent young criminal
    - strong armer


  • cover with a hood
    "The bandits were hooded"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble hood

12 unscramble word found using the letters hood.

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