The definition of a hoof is the hard cover on the feet of some mammals such as horses and deer, or is slang for the human foot.(noun)
An example of a hoof is a horse's foot.
Hoof is defined as to walk, kick or trample, or is slang for to dance.(verb)
See hoof in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME hoof < OE hof, akin to Ger huf < IE base *kapho- > Sans aphá-, hoof, claw
transitive verb, intransitive verb
See hoof in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. hooves hooves (ho͝ovz, ho͞ovz) or hoofs
Origin: Middle English hof
Origin: , from Old English hōf.
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