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Noun: hoof (hooves,hoofs)  hûf or hoof [N. Amer], hoof [Brit]
  1. The foot of an ungulate mammal
  2. The horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals
Verb: hoof  hûf or hoof [N. Amer], hoof [Brit]
  1. [informal] Walk
    "let's hoof it to the disco";
    - foot [informal], leg it [informal], hoof it [informal], ankle [N. Amer, informal]
  2. [informal] (dance) dance in a professional capacity
  3. Make a powerful kick
    "he hoofed the ball wide of the goal from the edge of the box"

Derived forms: hooves, hoofed, hoofing, hoofs

Type of: animal foot, dance, foot, horny structure, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toe, unguis, walk

Part of: hoofed mammal, ungulate

Encyclopedia: Hoof, William