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hoof

 
 
pronunciation:
hUf
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
phrases:
hoof it
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part of speech: noun
inflections: hoofs, hooves
definition 1: the hard horny covering that encases the foot of certain mammals such as horses, pigs, and deer.
 
definition 2: the entire foot of such mammals.
definition 3: (informal) a human foot.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: hoofs, hoofing, hoofed
definition 1: (informal) to walk.
We'll have to hoof quick if we want to get there on time.
definition 2: (slang) to dance.
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phrase: hoof it
derivation: hooflike (adj.)
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