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hoofer

n. a (professional) dancer. Clare was a hoofer when she was younger and lighter.
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And they saw their livelihood rejected by a young crop of Black dancers who viewed as demeaning the Hollywood portrayal of hoofers as butlers and buffoons, says Suzzanne Douglas, the 31-year-old actress who learned to tap for the film.
Super hoofer Michael Flatley showed his true colours when an Irish act finished joint first on his new world dancing telly show.
J-Lo's Moves, a fly-on-the-wall show for MTV, has her using her dance background to audition and encourage wannabe hoofers.
Choreographer Danny Daniels, terrific at moving large groups of hoofers around, doesn't disappoint.
It's a bit like The Full Monty with hoofers instead of strippers - a feel-good evening which sends you home with a spring in your step.
Aside from shoulder-length dreads, Edwards dresses more like the dapper hoofers he was mentored by--sports jacket and trousers--than his rhythm tap contemporaries who favor the baggy hip hop look.
And the country and western hoofers were picking up hymns on THEIR speakers.
Star hoofers Jean Butler and Colin Dunne are breathtaking in the spectacular new production at Labatt's Apollo Theatre in Hammersmith, London.
Born and raised in midtown Manhattan, the son of professional jazz hoofers and teachers--his lather is Jo Jo Smith, his mother Sue Samuels--the youngster gravitated toward tap dancing after his older sister began taking lessons.
He told me he'd heard from his wife about "some white chick tapping with the old hoofers at DTW" and I told hint I liked that he wore his glasses in Eubie.