Synonyms of hood

(Entry 1 of 2)

a violent, brutal person who is often a member of an organized gang
  • when a gang of hoods started hanging out in front of the store, customers went elsewhere

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Synonyms of hood (Entry 2 of 2)

something that covers or conceals like a piece of cloth
  • counterfeiters conducting their affairs under a hood of secrecy

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The first known use of hood was before the 12th century

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“Hood.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 19 January 2020.

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