hooded
adjective Date: 15th century 1. having a hood 2. shaped like a hood <
hooded spathes
>
3. a. 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
>
hoodedness noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hooded — Hood ed, a. 1. Covered with a hood. [1913 Webster] 2. Furnished with a hood or something like a hood. [1913 Webster] 3. Hood shaped; esp. (Bot.), rolled up like a cornet of paper; cuculate, as the spethe of the Indian turnip. [1913 Webster] 4.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hooded — hooded; un·hooded; …   English syllables

  • hooded — [hood′id] adj. 1. having or covered with a hood 2. shaped like a hood; cucullate 3. with the eyelids partly closed [hooded eyes] 4. Zool. a) having the head different in color from the body b) having a crest like a hood …   English World dictionary

  • hooded — [[t]h ʊdɪd[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n A hooded piece of clothing or furniture has a hood. It was lit by hooded fluorescent lamps. ...a blue, hooded anorak. 2) ADJ: ADJ n If someone has hooded eyes, their eyelids always look as though they are partly… …   English dictionary

  • hooded — UK [ˈhʊdɪd] / US [ˈhʊdəd] adjective 1) a) with a hood a hooded jacket b) wearing a piece of clothing that has a hood a hooded figure 2) hooded eyes have large eyelids that partly cover them, often giving them a threatening expression …   English dictionary

  • Hooded — Hood Hood (h[oo^]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hooded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hooding}.] 1. To cover with a hood; to furnish with a hood or hood shaped appendage. [1913 Webster] The friar hooded, and the monarch crowned. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. To cover;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hooded — hood|ed [ hudəd ] adjective with a hood: a hooded jacket a. wearing a piece of clothing that has a hood: a hooded figure …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hooded — hoodedness, n. /hood id/, adj. 1. having, or covered with, a hood: a hooded jacket. 2. hood shaped. 3. Zool. having on the head a hoodlike formation, crest, arrangement of colors, or the like. 4. Bot. cucullate. [1400 50; late ME hodid. See HOOD1 …   Universalium

  • hooded — adj. Hooded is used with these nouns: ↑cloak, ↑eye, ↑eyelid, ↑figure, ↑man, ↑sweater, ↑top …   Collocations dictionary

  • hooded — hood|ed [ˈhudıd] adj having or wearing a hood ▪ a hooded cape …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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