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Synonyms for hoof
hʊf, hufhoof

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. hoofverb

    to kick, especially to kick the football a long way downfield with little accuracy.


Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. hoofnoun

    the foot of an ungulate mammal

  2. hoofverb

    the horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals

  3. foot, leg it, hoof, hoof itverb


    "let's hoof it to the disco"

    foot up, pick, foot, leg it, hoof it

  4. hoofverb

    dance in a professional capacity

    foot, leg it, hoof it

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Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. ungula

    Submitted by stretchyourlove on August 29, 2021  

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "hoof":

    haugh, clog, hove, shoe, hoop

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  1. President Obama:

    We gather here to honor the courage of ordinary Americans willing to endure billy clubs and the chastening rod; tear gas and the trampling hoof; men and women who despite the gush of blood and splintered bone would stay true to their North Star and keep marching toward justice.

  2. Victor Hugo:

    Wherever the Turkish hoof trods, no grass grows.

  3. Aesop:

    While I see many hoof marks going in, I see none coming out. It is easier to get into the enemy's toils than out again.

  4. Richard Madgwick:

    Pigs are not nearly as well-suited to movement over distance as cattle and transporting them, either slaughtered or on the hoof, over hundreds or even tens of kilometres, would have required a monumental effort, this suggests that prescribed contributions were required and that rules dictated that offered pigs must be raised by the feasting participants, accompanying them on their journey, rather than being acquired locally.

  5. Jack Hopkins:

    From our vantage point, it sometimes looked like policy made up on the hoof.

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