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Pronunciation of Hoof: Learn how to pronounce Hoof in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word hoof:

noun (plural hoofs or hooves /-vz/)
the horny part of the foot of an ungulate animal, especially a horse:
there was a clatter of hoofs as a rider came up to them
[with object] informal
1kick (a ball) powerfully:
he hoofed the ball 70 metres
2 (hoof it) go on foot:
I paid the check and hoofed it over to Jane Street
we hoof it reasonably fancily, and no one guffaws

on the hoof
1(of livestock) not yet slaughtered:
livestock on the hoof
2British informal without proper thought or preparation:
policy was made on the hoof


Old English hōf, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch hoef and German Huf