also hoochie-coochie, hootchy kootchy, “erotic suggestive women’s dance” (involving a lot of hip-grinding), 1898, of obscure origin, usually associated, without evidence, with the Chicago world’s fair of 1893 and belly-dancer Little Egypt (who might not even have been there), but the word itself is attested from 1890, as the stage name of minstrel singer “Hoochy-Coochy Rice,” though its meaning there is unclear, perhaps a nonsense word.
To-day, however, in place of the danse du ventre or the coochie-coochie we have the loop-the-loop or the razzle-dazzle, which latter, while not exactly edifying at least do not serve to deprave public taste. [“The Redemption of ‘Old Coney,'” in “Broadway Magazine,” April 1904]
[hoo d] /hʊd/ noun 1. a soft or flexible covering for the head and neck, either separate or attached to a cloak, coat, or the like. 2. something resembling or suggesting such a covering, especially in shape, as certain petals or sepals. 3. the hinged, movable part of an automobile body covering the engine. 4. […]
[hoo d-id] /ˈhʊd ɪd/ adjective 1. having, or covered with, a : a hooded jacket. 2. having the shape of a hood; hood-shaped. 3. Zoology. having on the head a hoodlike formation, crest, arrangement of colors, or the like. 4. Botany. . [hoo d] /hʊd/ noun 1. a soft or flexible covering for the head […]
noun 1. a large seal, Cystophora cristata, the male of which has a large, distensible, hoodlike sac on the head. noun 1. a large greyish earless seal, Cystophora cristata, of the N Atlantic and Arctic Oceans, having an inflatable hoodlike sac over the nasal region Also called bladdernose
noun 1. a European crow, Corvus corone cornix, having a gray body and black head, wings, and tail. noun 1. a subspecies of the carrion crow, Corvus corone cornix, that has a grey body and black head, wings, and tail Also called (Scot) hoodie (ˈhʊdɪ), hoodie crow