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Woman wearing a hoodie (sense 1)

Alternative forms[edit]


From hood +‎ -ie (diminutive suffix). In sense “person wearing a hoodie”, influenced by sense -ie (person associated with suffixed noun, often derogatory); compare townie.


  • IPA(key): /ˈhʊdi/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʊdi


hoodie (plural hoodies)

  1. A sweatshirt with an integral hood and, sometimes, a large kangaroo pocket at the front.
    Synonyms: kangaroo, kangaroo jacket, bunny hug
    You can buy hoodies on the cheap in summer.
  2. (British, slang, often derogatory) A young person wearing such a sweatshirt, usually a male, stereotypically associated with antisocial behaviour.
    Coordinate terms: chav, yob
    • 2006 July 9, Gaby Hinsliff, “Cameron softens crime image in 'hug a hoodie' call”, in The Guardian[1]:
      David Cameron will completely re-engineer the Conservatives' image on crime this week with a remarkable speech calling for more understanding of 'hoodies' and criticising what he calls short-term solutions to curb youth crime such as anti-social behaviour orders and curfews.
    • 2012 June 26, Harriet Sergeant, “The only place my hoodie friend felt at home? Prison”, in Mail Online[2]:
      En route, we dropped by the home of Lips — one of the very few gang members who still lived with his mother — to pick up some clothes for Tuggy. There, we discussed which pair of trainers to bring him — no small decision, as the soul of the hoodie resides in his trainers.
  3. (slang) foreskin
  4. The hooded crow, Corvus cornix.


  • German: Hoodie


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Further reading[edit]



hoodie f (plural hoodies)

  1. hoodie



hoodie c

  1. a hoodie (sweatshirt with integral hood)
    Synonyms: huvtröja, luvtröja, munktröja, munkjacka


Declension of hoodie 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hoodie hoodien hoodies hoodiesarna
Genitive hoodies hoodiens hoodies hoodiesarnas