hoofer


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
Related to hoofer: woofer

hoofer

slang A dancer, especially a professional one. Often a tap dancer. Cynthia is one talented hoofer—I bet we'll see her in the Rockettes one day! Ever since my foot injury, my career as a hoofer has been on hold.

hoofer

n. a (professional) dancer. Clare was a hoofer when she was younger and lighter.
References in periodicals archive ?
Celia Imrie's life hasn't always been straightforward, as her new book, The Happy Hoofer, inset, reveals
This setting helps Hines update the hoofer's image-a process he started in the film White Nights.
Greg Rutherford, Lesley Joseph and Laura Whitmore will be among the class of 2016 eagerly awaiting the hoofer they will spend the rest of the year dancing with.
WHEN Pierre Dulane, a former professional hoofer decides to teach the art of dance to students attending some of New York's toughest schools, it looks as though he's got his work cut out.
Trailblazing hoofer Jason Samuels Smith has performed everywhere, from Broadway stages to underground clubs.
YOU SAID: We all know he is going in January, so I''m glad the hoofer scored.
Bolger could also be on target with Super Hoofer (4.45), who was a close-up fourth to Takeover Bid in a handicap at Cork last month.
Cheryl is believed to have recently spent several nights with Dancing With The Stars hoofer Derek, 25, at her 6-million-pound Surrey mansion.
Let the hoofer talk his talk, because he can't walk the walk
We knew Broderick could do nerdy neurotic in his sleep, but he turns out to be a beguiling hoofer whose dancing is one of the show's deepest pleasures.
And he holds the Jim Bolger, inset, trained Dawn Hoofer on that form.
Singer-songwriter Chuck Berry, actor-director Clint Eastwood, thesp Angela Lansbury, singer-conductor Placido Domingo and hoofer Mikhail Baryshnikov will receive the award during festivities here Dec.
Other converts are hoofer Michael Flatley and motor-racing ace Eddie Irvine.
Directed by Bob Avian, who cochoreographed the original Broadway production, this is an entertaining, often poignant, revival that captures both the sparkle and the slog of life as a hoofer.