hooded

adjective
hood·​ed | \ˈhu̇-dəd \

Definition of hooded 

1 : having a hood

2 : shaped like a hood hooded spathes

3a : having the head conspicuously different in color from the rest of the body hooded bird

b : having a crest on the head that suggests a hood hooded seals

c : having the skin at each side of the neck capable of expansion by movements of the ribs a hooded cobra

4 : half-closed hooded eyes

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Other Words from hooded

hoodedness noun

Examples of hooded in a Sentence

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The jacket in question is a hooded puffer jacket from TnA for Aritzia. Avery Matera, Teen Vogue, "Kendall Jenner Wore a Red Puffer Jacket From Artizia," 18 Oct. 2018 The simple graphic tees and hooded sweatshirts appealed to the K-pop star’s legions of fans, while safely sticking to classic streetwear codes. Monica Kim, Vogue, "EXO’s Baekhyun Just Dropped His Second Streetwear Capsule," 14 Sep. 2018 The first installment for Victoria Beckham x Reebok includes streetwear-esque T-shirts, hooded sweatshirts, and socks, all of which keep to a basic black-and-white color scheme, with the occasional red accent. Andrea Park, Glamour, "Victoria Beckham's First Collection for Reebok Collection Is Here—and It's Inspired by Shaquille O'Neal," 20 July 2018 Miscellaneous: Sightings included a hooded warbler in Myles Standish State Forest in Carver and a pine grosbeak at a feeder in Wareham. BostonGlobe.com, "Bird sightings," 23 June 2018 Saeed Karimian Saeed Karimian, a 45-year-old Iranian television executive, was killed on April 19, 2017, in Istanbul by several hooded men who shot him with his partner, a native of Kuwait. Brooke A. Lewis, Houston Chronicle, "Murder trial begins for young woman who shot aspiring rapper in Cinco Ranch home," 12 July 2018 What starts with the actor/musician grooving along to a beat of an acoustic guitar player sitting nearby turns into an instantly murderous moment, as Gambino picks up a gun and shoots the hooded man in the back of a head 53 seconds into the video. Hilary Hughes, Billboard, "Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' Is A Stunning Statement on Brutality, Gun Control: Watch," 6 May 2018 In the video, Glover shoots a hooded black man and mows down a choir with a machine gun. Carly Mallenbaum, USA TODAY, "Shirtless Donald Glover debuts intense 'This Is America' song, video on 'SNL'," 6 May 2018 What starts with the actor/musician grooving along to a beat of an acoustic guitar player sitting nearby turns into an instantly murderous moment, as Gambino picks up a gun and shoots the hooded man in the back of a head 53 seconds into the video. Hilary Hughes, The Hollywood Reporter, "Childish Gambino Debuts Stunning New Music Video, "This is America"," 6 May 2018

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First Known Use of hooded

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of hooded was in the 15th century

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hooded

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of hooded

: having a hood : wearing a hood

of an animal : having a head that is colored or formed in a way that looks like a hood

—used to describe eyes that are half closed

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