hoody

noun

less common spelling of

: a hooded sweatshirt There were lots of kids milling around in this area, so I pulled what was left of my hoodie over my head and kept my face down, hands in pockets, as we made our way through the crowd.— R. J. Palacio

hoody

adjective
\ ˈhu̇-dē How to pronounce hoody (audio) , ˈhü-\

Definition of hoody (Entry 2 of 2)

informal
: relating to, suggestive of, associated with, or having the character of a hoodlum With Kiel Martin gone, the newly titled "Boys Will Be Boys" focuses entirely on teenage Chazz (Matthew Perry) and his hoody friend Booch (William Gallo).The Pittsburgh Press In 1979, for instance, a number of young men had acquired a faintly hoody look …— Orville Schell Battered by racism, by hoody music-business people, and by a succession of manipulative lovers (she married twice), she hid behind a violent temper and a foul mouth, and searched most of her life for solace in drugs and drink.— Whitney Balliette

First Known Use of hoody

Adjective

1956, in the meaning defined above

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