Synonyms of hood


1. hood, hoodlum, goon, punk, thug, tough, toughie, strong-armer, criminal, felon, crook, outlaw, malefactor

usage: an aggressive and violent young criminal

2. hood, cap, covering, natural covering, cover

usage: a protective covering that is part of a plant

3. hood, neighborhood, neighbourhood

usage: (slang) a neighborhood

4. hood, lens hood, attachment

usage: a tubular attachment used to keep stray light out of the lens of a camera

5. hood, covering

usage: (falconry) a leather covering for a hawk's head

6. hood, exhaust hood, covering

usage: metal covering leading to a vent that exhausts smoke or fumes

7. hood, roof

usage: the folding roof of a carriage

8. hood, headdress, headgear

usage: a headdress that protects the head and face

9. hood, bonnet, cowl, cowling, protective covering, protective cover, protection

usage: 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"

10. hood, external body part

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


1. hood, cover

usage: cover with a hood; "The bandits were hooded"

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