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hoofer

[hoo f-er, hoo-fer]
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noun Slang.
  1. a professional dancer, especially a tap dancer.
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Origin of hoofer

An Americanism dating back to 1920–25; hoof + -er1
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Related Words for hoofer

dancer, danseuse, danseur, hoofer, company, coryphee, figurant, figurante

British Dictionary definitions for hoofer

hoofer

noun
  1. slang a professional dancer, esp a tap-dancer
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