Definition of hoof noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

hoof

 noun
noun
NAmE//hʊf//
 
, NAmE//huf//
 
(pl. hoofs or hooves
NAmE//huvz//
 
, NAmE//hʊvz//
 
)
 
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  • the hard part of the foot of some animals, for example horses
  • Idioms
    on the hoof
     
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    meat that is sold, transported, etc. on the hoof is sold, etc. while the cow or sheep is still alive
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: hoof