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hoof·er

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

hoofer

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

hoof•er

(ˈhʊf ər, ˈhu fər)

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

hoofer

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

hoofer

(o.f.) [ˈhuːfəʳ] N (esp US) (= dancer) → bailarín/ina m/f
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The hoofers are joining forces at DC's Dance Place for a new collaboration called Branches from the Same Tree, showcasing the individual approaches each has cultivated for life as a tap dancer.
Among the hoofers is Simon, whose passion for dancing means he needs a lot of clean shirts, much to the bemusement of his mum; she has a hard time getting make-up off the garments.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison, hereinafter referred to as the "University", through its Purchasing Services Department, hereinafter referred to as "Purchasing," on behalf of The Wisconsin Union Hoofers outdoor recreation program, hereinafter referred to as "Hoofers", requests bids for the purchase of scuba diving instruction services.
Strictly Come Dancing judge Darcey Bussell outshone the heavilysequinned hoofers on the show in this stunning full-length gown from the AW14 atelier collection.
A Chorus Line, London Palladium (February 5 - July 13): The behind-thescenes story of hopeful hoofers auditioning for a Broadway show is coming to London.
But now, the ex-Welsh international has been spotted sneaking into rehearsals with the rest of this year's celebrity hoofers including Lulu, 62, Russell Grant, 60, ex-EastEnder Anita Dobson, 62, actress/singer Holly Valance, 28, and McFly's Harry Judd, 25, reports the Daily Express.
Having choreographed the High School Musical saga, he's perfect at sorting the best dancers from the weakest hoofers.
She lost track of the fact it was supposed to be a fun show for punters, not the Olympic Games for serious hoofers.
Assembled are Sammy's supporters--Jerry Lewis, Tony Curtis and Judy Garland among others--eager to celebrate the back-on track rise to stardom that this unlikely combo of two old, black hoofers and a young phenom represent.
The supporting hoofers are all stellar--with the eye going easily to Sumbry-Edwards, who often dances like someone just sent a bolt of electricity careening through her body.
Van Vechten creates still more elaborate sign-offs: "67 Harlem hoofers in red pants doing the Lindy Hop with razors between their teeth to you" or "116 green giraffes with b right yellow spots and a couple blue Harlem gangsters with ruby suspenders and purple socks to you," to which he appends "I sent you some stallions--14, I think, yesterday.