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hoof·er

 (ho͝of′ər, ho͞o′fər)
n. Slang
A professional dancer, especially a tap dancer.
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hoofer

(ˈhuːfə)
n
(Dancing) slang a professional dancer, esp a tap-dancer
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hoof•er

(ˈhʊf ər, ˈhu fər)

n. Slang.
a professional dancer.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hoofer - a professional dancer
dancer, professional dancer, terpsichorean - a performer who dances professionally
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hoofer

noun
Slang. A person who dances, especially professionally:
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Translations

hoofer

(o.f.) [ˈhuːfəʳ] N (esp US) (= dancer) → bailarín/ina m/f
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