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noun as in covering worn over the head

noun as in a covering for vehicles and the like

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Example Sentences

Inside a box I could see a pile of whips, chains, ball gags, and hoods.

“And the fox hoods were cool, they looked nice,” they concluded.

Rico was a Runyonesque, tough-talking agent who had a talent for mixing with hoods and mob killers.

But in the past, these forces recognized themselves as illegal: that's why the Ku Klux Klan of the late 1860s wore hoods.

I walked along the shining hoods until I came to a shabby town car at the tail of the queue.

A distinguished wag about town says, the head coverings the ladies wear now-a-days, are barefaced false hoods.

He cleared the roped guard and the two fallen hoods, landed lightly on the balls of his feet within a yard of Squid Murphy.

Dwarfs in pointed hoods pricked with fern leaves whirled about these edifices in the airiest fashion.

This discourse appeared profoundly to interest the audience, who, throwing back their hoods, drew near to the duke.

Then about twenty monks, with their heads buried in immense hoods, came out of the crypt, and stationed themselves in the nave.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to hoods, such as: criminal, delinquent, gangster, goon, hooligan, and mobster.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.