hoofer hoof"er n. a professional dancer, especially a tap dancer. [Show business slang] [WordNet 1.5]

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  • hoofer — ► NOUN informal ▪ a professional dancer …   English terms dictionary

  • hoofer — ☆ hoofer [hoof′ər, ho͞of′ər ] n. Slang a professional dancer, esp. a tap dancer, soft shoe dancer, etc …   English World dictionary

  • hoofer — n. a (professional) dancer. □ Clare was a hoofer when she was younger and lighter. □ She was a hoofer on Broadway …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • hoofer — n A dancer. He s dating some hoofer at Radio City Hall. 1920s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • hoofer — [[t]hu͟ːfə(r)[/t]] hoofers N COUNT A hoofer is a dancer, especially one who dances in musicals. [INFORMAL] …   English dictionary

  • hoofer — noun Date: 1916 a professional dancer …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hoofer — /hoof euhr, hooh feuhr/, n. Slang. a professional dancer, esp. a tap dancer. [1920 25, Amer.; HOOF + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • hoofer — noun A professional dancer, particularly one who has paid his or her dues …   Wiktionary

  • hoofer — Synonyms and related words: ambulator, artist, artiste, backpacker, ballerina, ballet dancer, ballet girl, ballroom dancer, belly dancer, burlesque queen, choral dancer, chorine, chorus boy, chorus girl, clog dancer, conjurer, coryphee, dancer,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • hoofer — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Slang. A person who dances, especially professionally: dancer, terpsichorean. See REPETITION …   English dictionary for students

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