hoof

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /hʊf/ or /huːf/
  • SAMPA: /hUf/ or /hu:f/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
hoof

Plural
hoofs or hooves

hooves of a horse.
  1. (countable) A hoof is a foot of an animal with hard feet.
    The horseshoes are nailed to the horse's hoofs.


Verb[change]

Plain form
hoof

Third-person singular
hoofs

Past tense
hoofed

Past participle
hoofed

Present participle
hoofing

  1. (slang) If you hoof, you walk.
    My car is broken so we'll have to hoof it. We'll only be walking 3 blocks.