Noun Definition

hood

1.Definition: (falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head

Category: Objects

2.Definition: (slang) a neighborhood

Category: General

3.Definition: (zoology) an expandable part or marking that resembles a hood on the head or neck of an animal

Category: Animals

4.Definition: a headdress that protects the head and face

Category: Objects

5.Definition: a protective covering that is part of a plant

Related Noun(s):cap

Category: Objects

6.Definition: a tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera

Category: Objects

7.Definition: an aggressive and violent young criminal

Related Noun(s):punk, thug, goon, hoodlum, toughie, tough

Category: People

8.Definition: metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes

Category: Objects

9.Definition: 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"

Related Noun(s):bonnet, cowl

Category: Objects

10.Definition: the folding roof of a carriage

Category: Objects