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Definition of hood:

  1. A chimney top, often contrived to secure a constant draught by turning with the wind.
  2. A covering for a hawk's head and eyes. See Illust. of Falcon.
  3. A covering for a horse's head.
  4. A covering for a mortar.
  5. A covering or garment for the head or the head and shoulders, often attached to the body garment
  6. A covering or porch for a companion hatch.
  7. A like appendage to a cloak or loose overcoat, that may be drawn up over the head at pleasure.
  8. A part of a monk's outer garment, with which he covers his head; a cowl.
  9. A projecting cover above a hearth, forming the upper part of the fireplace, and confining the smoke to the flue.
  10. A soft covering for the head, worn by women, which leaves only the face exposed.
  11. An ornamental fold at the back of an academic gown or ecclesiastical vestment; as, a master's hood.
  12. Anything resembling a hood in form or use
  13. State; condition.
  14. The endmost plank of a strake which reaches the stem or stern.
  15. The hood- shaped upper petal of some flowers, as of monkshood; - called also helmet.
  16. The top of a pump.
  17. The top or head of a carriage.
  18. To cover with a hood; to furnish with a hood or hood- shaped appendage.
  19. To cover; to hide; to blind.

Synonyms:

cowling, cap, axle, blender, kindling, armpit, abductor, cooker, cantonment, poser, clod, crook, accessory, child molester, canopy, con woman, attack, boater, tough, oaf, hat, bathing cap, fence, capital, bully, broiler, roughneck, balaclava, kerchief, bodywork, street fighter, thug, bonnet, lump, area, barbecue, colander, conman, stumper, bearskin, bib, lubber, drug baron, block, yobbo, roof, lens hood, borough, bandanna, arsonist, jacket crown, awning, arm, yob, gawk, yobo, punk, goon, biretta, criminal, breast, coattails, buttonhole, cover, poke bonnet, barrio, burbs, mantle, toughie, armor, bodice, breast pocket, rowdy, sticker, armhole, armour, bull bar, body, crownwork, lummox, punk rocker, baseball cap, coffee maker, gorilla, boot, shawl, mantilla, shade, coffee machine, mug, gangster, tinder, stumblebum, con artist, collar, beater, beret, drug lord, care label, touchwood, pileus, burner, agora, beanie, hoodlum, crown, barbie, protector, punk rock, ruffian, strong-armer, cowl, jacket, brownfield, exhaust hood, detonator, lout, cabbagetown, chapiter, veil, hooligan, spunk, ceiling, detonating device.

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