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1 hoof /ˈhʊf/ noun
plural hooves /ˈhuːvz/ /ˈhʊvz/ also hoofs
1 hoof
/ˈhʊf/
noun
plural hooves /ˈhuːvz/ /ˈhʊvz/ also hoofs
Learner's definition of HOOF
[count]
: the hard covering on the foot of an animal (such as a horse or pig) see picture at horse; see also cloven hoof

on the hoof

of an animal : while still living : before being killed for meat
informal, of people : while doing something else
2 hoof /ˈhʊf/ verb
hoofs; hoofed; hoofing
2 hoof
/ˈhʊf/
verb
hoofs; hoofed; hoofing
Learner's definition of HOOF
[no object] US, informal
: to dance as a performer

hoof it

informal
: to move or travel on foot : to walk or run

— hoofer

/ˈhʊfɚ/ noun, plural hoofers [count]
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