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hoofer

[hoo f-er, hoo-fer] /ˈhʊf ər, ˈhu fər/
noun, Slang.
1.
a professional dancer, especially a tap dancer.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25, Americanism; hoof + -er1
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Examples from the web for hoofer
  • And of course, the transformation by entertainers, athletes and business tycoons from tangle foot to ballroom hoofer.
  • One hoofer carries on a cellular-phone conversation without missing a step.
British Dictionary definitions for hoofer

hoofer

/ˈhuːfə/
noun
1.
(slang) a professional dancer, esp a tap-dancer
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Slang definitions & phrases for hoofer

hoofer

noun

A dancer, esp a professional dancer in nightclubs, musical plays, etc: The hoofers and the chorines of a cabaret (1921+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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