[hoo f-er, hoo-fer] /ˈhʊf ər, ˈhu fər/
a professional dancer, especially a tap dancer.
(slang) a professional dancer, esp a tap-dancer
A dancer, esp a professional dancer in nightclubs, musical plays, etc: The hoofers and the chorines of a cabaret (1921+)
noun, Furniture. 1. . [pee-ey-duh-beesh; French pyeyduh-beesh] /piˌeɪ dəˈbiʃ; French pyeɪdəˈbiʃ/ noun, plural pieds-de-biche [pee-eyz-duh-beesh; French pyeyduh-beesh] /piˌeɪz dəˈbiʃ; French pyeɪdəˈbiʃ/ (Show IPA). Furniture. 1. a termination to a leg, consisting of a slight outward curve ending in the semblance of a cloven hoof.
[hoo f, hoof] /hʊf, huf/ noun, plural hoofs or hooves for 1, 2, 4; hoof for 3. 1. the horny covering protecting the ends of the digits or encasing the foot in certain animals, as the ox and horse. 2. the entire foot of a horse, donkey, etc. 3. Older Use. a animal, especially one […]
- Hoof-in-mouth disease
noun phrase A tendency to speech before thought; the habit of opening one’s ”big fat mouth”: Among the most notable practitioners of hoofin-mouth disease in the past year [1960s+; fr put one’s foot in it with a pun on the hoof-and-mouth disease of farm animals, so designated by 1887]
[hoo f-print, hoof-] /ˈhʊfˌprɪnt, ˈhuf-/ noun 1. the impression made by an animal’s .