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1. hoof

noun. ['ˈhuːf'] the foot of an ungulate mammal.

Synonyms

  • cloven foot
  • foot
  • horse's foot
  • cloven hoof
  • ungulate
  • toe
  • hoofed mammal

Antonyms

  • head
  • even-toed ungulate
  • odd-toed ungulate
  • unguiculate

Etymology

  • hof (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Hoof

  • rustproof
  • renouf
  • maloof
  • spoof
  • proof
  • ploof
  • bufe
  • aloof
  • woof
  • rufe
  • rueff
  • ruef
  • roof
  • poof
  • goof
  • ooph

Example sentences of the word hoof


1. Adjective
Farmers have used copper sulfate for dairy cow hoof baths for many years.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Or, she may try to pull her hoof away when you clean it.

Quotes containing the word hoof


1. All that we are is the result of what we have thought: it is founded on our thoughts and made up of our thoughts. If a man speak or act with an evil thought, suffering follows him as the wheel follows the hoof of the beast that draws the wagon.... If a man speak or act with a good thought, happiness follows him like a shadow that never leaves him.
- Gautama Buddha

2. Zeena's first published sermon at 7 years old. From “The Cloven Hoof” periodical, 1970, San Francisco, CA, USA.:“The question, 'What is the difference between God and Satan?,' was put to Zeena LaVey, seven-year-old daughter of the High Priest. Her answer was...'SATAN MADE THE ROSE AND GOD MADE THE THORNS.
- Zeena Schreck, Demons of the Flesh: The Complete Guide to Left Hand Path Sex Magic

2. hoof-mark

noun. a visible impression on a surface made by the hoof of an animal.

Synonyms

  • print
  • hoofprint
  • mark

Antonyms

  • unavailability
  • detach
  • add
  • ignore

3. hoof-and-mouth_disease

noun. acute contagious disease of cloven-footed animals marked by ulcers in the mouth and around the hoofs.

Synonyms

  • foot-and-mouth disease

4. hoof

noun. ['ˈhuːf'] the horny covering of the end of the foot in ungulate mammals.

Synonyms

  • unguis

Antonyms

  • misbehave
  • stand still

Etymology

  • hof (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. hoof

verb. ['ˈhuːf'] dance in a professional capacity.

Synonyms

  • dance
  • trip the light fantastic

Antonyms

  • chariot
  • drive
  • rail

Etymology

  • hof (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. hoof

verb. ['ˈhuːf'] walk.

Synonyms

  • hoof it
  • leg it
  • walk

Antonyms

  • cab
  • piggyback
  • pedal
  • train

Etymology

  • hof (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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