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- v. Present participle of hoof.
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- n. a dance in which the steps are more important than gestures or postures.
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- n. dancing in which the steps are more important than gestures or postures
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In late August and early September, old bucks will begin hoofing the ground clear, much sooner than younger, smaller animals do.
Made during the Second World War, it’s packed with jingoistic Americanism, but this ties in with Cohan’s own attitudes and the unself-conscious sentimentality of his songs, and Cagney’s stiff-backed hoofing is so spirited that the moldly plot turns hardly bother one.
Has it really taken Hodgson this long to see that negative, blind 'hoofing' football isn't going to bring results?
No doubt Booties and matelots will find this 'hoofing'.
My approach to this style of dance, which is called hoofing-it's just the same as a jazz musician would approach a song or an improvisational experience, "he said.
Impossible to imagine Fábregas merely hoofing the ball clear, of course.
The vocal arrangement on "Satin Doll" from a Johnny Mercer tribute called Dream was fun, aided nicely by the hoofing, including an appealing Drew Humphrey.
Beyoncé's closing set started 45 minutes late Friday night (when John Legend ran overtime), but the hard-hoofing R&B belter treated the sold-out crowd to a visually, sonically and emotionally spectacular 90-minute show.
Where once the talk was all of defensive "naivety", self-expression and the obligatory pre-match juju frenzy, neurotic defensive caution has taken over – vast rippling centre halves hoofing the ball miles downfield like a tiny balloon in those scrolling African skies.
Similarly both round-ball and oval-ball England teams pass the ball backwards and sideways quite a lot before hoofing a long ball downfield and straight out of play.