HyperDic: hoof

English > 4 senses of the word hoof:
NOUNanimalhoofthe foot of an ungulate mammal
animalhoofthe horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals
VERBmotionhoof, foot, leg it, hoof itwalk
creationhoofdance in a professional capacity
hoof > pronunciation
Soundshhuw'f
Rhymesaloof ... woof: 16 rhymes with uwf...
English > hoof: 4 senses > noun 1, animal
MeaningThe foot of an ungulate mammal.
Part ofungulate, hoofed mammalAny of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically
PartshoofThe horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals
toeforepart of a hoof
Narrowercloven foot, cloven hoofA hoof divided into two parts at its distal extremity (as of ruminants or swine)
horse's footThe hoof of a horse
Broaderanimal foot, footThe pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings
Spanishcasco, pezuña, uña
Catalanpeülla, peüngla, unglot
Adjectiveshooflikeresembling a hoof
ungualof or relating to a nail or claw or hoof
English > hoof: 4 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningThe horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals.
Part ofhoofThe foot of an ungulate mammal
Broaderhorny structure, unguisAny rigid body structure composed primarily of keratin
Spanishuña
English > hoof: 4 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningwalk.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe children hoof to the playground
Example"let's hoof it to the disco"
Synonymsfoot, leg it, hoof it
BroaderwalkUse one's feet to advance
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishandar a pie, ir a pie
English > hoof: 4 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningdance in a professional capacity.
PatternSomebody ----s
CategorydanceAn artistic form of nonverbal communication
Broaderdance, trip the light fantastic, trip the light fantastic toeMove in a pattern
Usage ofslang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Nounshoofera professional dancer

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