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  • noungangster
  • nouncovering worn over the head
  • nouna covering for vehicles and the like

synonyms for hoods

  • criminal
  • delinquent
  • gangster
  • goon
  • hooligan
  • mobster
  • punk
  • rioter
  • rowdy
  • ruffian
  • thug
  • troublemaker
  • kerchief
  • mantle
  • veil
  • shawl
  • bonnet
  • protector
  • hat
  • wimple
  • purdah
  • cowl
  • yashmak
  • babushka
  • mantilla
  • coif
  • capuchin
  • capuche
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How to use hoods in a sentence

A distinguished wag about town says, the head coverings the ladies wear now-a-days, are barefaced false hoods.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
He cleared the roped guard and the two fallen hoods, landed lightly on the balls of his feet within a yard of Squid Murphy.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Dwarfs in pointed hoods pricked with fern leaves whirled about these edifices in the airiest fashion.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
This discourse appeared profoundly to interest the audience, who, throwing back their hoods, drew near to the duke.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
Then about twenty monks, with their heads buried in immense hoods, came out of the crypt, and stationed themselves in the nave.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
Budge is lambskin with the wool dressed outwards, worn on the edge of the hoods of bachelors of arts, etc.
MILTON'S COMUSJOHN MILTON
These were called "black" canons, their cassocks, cloaks, and hoods being of that colour.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
After desperate fighting, the white hoods were beaten and our hero and his charges escaped from the city, and from France.
A ROVING COMMISSIONG. A. HENTY
In Hoods hasty evacuation of Atlanta many of his guns were left behind.
THE CIVIL WAR THROUGH THE CAMERAHENRY W. (HENRY WILLIAM) ELSON
Hoods efforts were bent toward cutting Schofield off from Thomas at Nashville.
THE CIVIL WAR THROUGH THE CAMERAHENRY W. (HENRY WILLIAM) ELSON
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