hoofer hoofer

Definition(s):

  • (n) a professional dancer

Usage(s):

  1. Hailed as a natural for the hoofer role, he got rave notices.
  2. But Red Hot Mamma Sophie Tucker caught her act and told her that Mary was no handle for a hoofer.
  3. An awkward adolescent, she had grown out of her job as a child hoofer.

News

  • Malcolm M. Drummond, 69

    Malcolm M. Drummond was a self-taught hoofer from North Philadelphia. As a boy, he cut the lids off cans, nailed them to his shoes, and tapped for coins on the sidewalk across from City Hall.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  • "While there are traditional hoofer rhythms, each moment, each brush to the floor, is an expressive poetry individual to each dancer's internal voice," Glover says. "Tap dance is a very passionate and emotional rhythmic dance."
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Savion Glover Source: Financial Times

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