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English definition of “hood”

hood

noun [C] (CLOTHING)    /hʊd/
B2 part of a piece of clothing that can be pulled up to cover the top and back of the head: The coat has a detachable hood.Things worn to cover the head, face or neck a bag that is put over someone's head so that they cannot see or be recognized: The prisoners had been tortured and made to wear hoods.Things worn to cover the head, face or neck
(Definition of hood noun (CLOTHING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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