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Definitions and Synonyms of hoof | Another word for hoof | What is hoof?

Definition 1: the foot of an ungulate mammal - [noun denoting animal]

(hoof is a kind of ...) the pedal extremity of vertebrates other than human beings

(... is a kind of hoof ) a hoof divided into two parts at its distal extremity (as of ruminants or swine)

(... is a kind of hoof ) the hoof of a horse

(hoof is a part of ...) the horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals

(hoof is a part of ...) forepart of a hoof

(... is part of hoof) any of a number of mammals with hooves that are superficially similar but not necessarily closely related taxonomically

Definition 2: the horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals - [noun denoting animal]

(hoof is a kind of ...) any rigid body structure composed primarily of keratin

(... is part of hoof) the foot of an ungulate mammal

Definition 3: dance in a professional capacity - [verb of creation]

(hoof is a kind of ...) move in a pattern; usually to musical accompaniment; do or perform a dance

"My husband and I like to dance at home to the radio"

(hoof belongs to category ...) an artistic form of nonverbal communication

(hoof is used in the usage domain ...) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)

"they don't speak our lingo"

Definition 4: walk - [verb of motion]

Samples where hoof or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • let's hoof it to the disco

Synonyms for hoof in the sense of this definition

(hoof is a kind of ...) use one's feet to advance; advance by steps

"Walk, don't run!" "We walked instead of driving" "She walks with a slight limp" "The patient cannot walk yet" "Walk over to the cabinet"

(hoof is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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