Definition of hoodie in US English:


(also hoody)


  • A hooded sweatshirt or jacket.

    ‘outerwear is either a denim jacket or a hoodie’
    • ‘On her top half she was wearing a hoody much like my own.’
    • ‘She had on a pair of slightly baggy jeans and a black hoody.’
    • ‘I applied new eyeliner, and changed into a pair of comfy pants and a hoody.’
    • ‘Aaron was wearing ripped jeans and a grey hoody.’
    • ‘She removed her hoody slowly and let it fall to her carpeted floor.’
    • ‘He stood up and pulled off his hoody and t-shirt before I could stop him.’
    • ‘She grabbed a hoody off the top of her laundry basket and walked downstairs.’
    • ‘One of the robbers was white, 5ft 11 in tall, aged mid to late 20s and was wearing light blue jeans and a grey hoody with trainers.’
    • ‘Frantically, he felt through his jean pockets and then the pockets of his hoody in search of stray pieces of paper.’
    • ‘As he was pulling the hoody over his head the shirt rode up a little and I noticed that the last few buttons on the bottom of his shirt were undone.’
    • ‘I stuffed my foot into my shoe, pulled on my hoody, and turned around to brush my hair in front of the mirror.’
    • ‘I slipped into bed in my gray cotton pants and a navy hoody.’
    • ‘As he was strolling through, he felt a tug on the back of his hoody.’
    • ‘She then pulled her favorite hoody over her shirt.’
    • ‘I just had to take my hoody off and put it in my bag.’