Definition of hoof verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hoof

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//huːf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//huːf//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hoof
BrE BrE//huːf//
 
; NAmE NAmE//huːf//
 
he / she / it hoofs
BrE BrE//huːfs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//huːfs//
 
past simple hoofed
BrE BrE//huːft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//huːft//
 
past participle hoofed
BrE BrE//huːft//
 
; NAmE NAmE//huːft//
 
-ing form hoofing
BrE BrE//ˈhuːfɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhuːfɪŋ//
 
 
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  • hoof something (informal) to kick a ball very hard or a long way
  • Word Origin Old English hōf, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch hoef and German Huf.Idioms (informal) to go somewhere on foot; to walk somewhere We hoofed it all the way to 42nd Street.
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hoof