English version

hood

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles, Babies
hoodhood /hʊd/ ●●○ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 a) a part of a coat, jacket etc that you can pull up to cover your head πŸ”Š Why don’t you put your hood up if you’re cold? b) a cloth bag that goes over someone’s face and head so that they cannot be recognized or cannot see β†’ balaclava πŸ”Š He was abducted by four men wearing hoods.2 American EnglishTTC the metal covering over the engine on a car syn bonnet British Englishunder the hood πŸ”Š Check under the hood and see what that noise is.3 DFCa cover fitted above a cooker to remove the smell of cooking β†’ extractor (fan)4 British EnglishTTCDHB a folding cover on a car or pram, which gives protection from the rain5 (also 'hood) American English informal a neighbourhood6 American English informalCRIME a hoodlum
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hoodβ€’ A black hood covered Gilbert's face.β€’ Sheet steel is used in applications ranging from pails to car hoods.β€’ It was an open tourer having a folding hood and never looked large enough to take four adults.β€’ Sandvik put his hood up against the cold.β€’ A group of hoods mugged Tyler on Park Avenue.β€’ Scrub hens bounced off the windshield and iguanas skated across the plane of the hood.β€’ Not to mention an artificial grass lawn on the hood and a white picket fence on the front bumper.β€’ Dan got out to take a look under the hood.β€’ Shanae opened up the hood to check the oil.β€’ A wave came aboard when I was on watch with the hood of my oilskin unwisely left down.β€’ The hood framed her expressive face, emphasising the grimace of determination before she lowered herself into the starting blocks.under the hoodβ€’ It seems rain had got under the hood, somehow.β€’ A look under the hood revealed the cause.β€’ The engine was rattling, and there was a fluttery whisper from somewhere under the hood.β€’ She had a little white sedan with plenty of what it takes under the hood.β€’ Well, I have flown them, but it was mostly time under the hood at altitude.β€’ If it rains, do you think that doll will be able to sit up under the hood of the pram?
-hood-hood /hʊd/ suffix [in nouns] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 CONDITION/STATE OF somethingused to refer to a period of time or a state πŸ”Š during his childhood (=when he was a child) πŸ”Š parenthood (=the state of being a parent)2 the people who belong to a particular group πŸ”Š the priesthood (=all the people who are priests)
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-hoodβ€’ a happy childhoodβ€’ my neighborhood
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