Hood vs Hoodlike - What's the difference?

hood | hoodlike |


As a proper noun hood

is .

As an adjective hoodlike is

resembling a hood.

hood

English

Etymology 1

(etyl), from (etyl) . More at hat.

Noun

(en noun)
  • A covering such as worn over one’s head.
  • A distinctively coloured fold of material, representing a university degree.
  • An enclosure that protects something, especially from above.
  • (label) A soft top of a convertible car or carriage.
  • The hinged cover over the engine of a motor vehicle. Also known as a bonnet in other countries.
  • A metal covering that leads to a vent to suck away smoke or fumes.
  • Synonyms
    * (engine cover) bonnet, cowl
    Derived terms
    * chemical hood * cooker hood * extractor hood * fume hood * kitchen hood * hoodie * range hood
    See also
    * (l) (hood-shaped)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To cover something with a hood.
  • Etymology 2

    .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (label) gangster, thug.
  • Etymology 3

    ; compare (m).

    Alternative forms

    * 'hood

    Adjective

    (-)
  • Relating to inner-city everyday life, both positive and negative aspects; especially people’s attachment to and love for their neighborhoods.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (label) neighborhood.
  • What’s goin’ down in the hood ?
    Usage notes
    Particularly used for poor US inner-city black neighborhoods. Also used more generally, as a casual neutral term for “neighborhood”, but marked by strong associations.
    Synonyms
    * ghetto * (neighborhood) nabe, neighborhood

    Etymology 4

    , influenced by existing sense “hoodlum”.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (label) person wearing a hoodie.
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    hoodlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a hood.