Hood (slang)

Type: noun, slang

Pronunciation: /hoo-d/

Related: The Hood, Hoodlum, Hood Rich

Plural: Hoods

What does Hood mean?

1. Neighborhood. Hood is short for neighborhood.

2. To be in the streets.

Hood Synonyms: Borough, Section, Ghetto, Slums, Section 8, Projects, Trenches

Example sentence: “I’m going back to my hood to visit my boys.”

Hood in songs:

“They say your hood is a pot of gold” – Kendrick Lamar, Money Trees.

White hood, white hood, O-KKK” – Childish Gambino, IV. Sweatpants.

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