hoof it

idiom

informal
: to move or travel on foot : to walk or run
We quickly hoofed it down to the subway station.

Examples of hoof it in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The horse had planned its journey but got colt feet and decided to hoof it. Greg Norman, Fox News, 11 Apr. 2024 In addition to dropping a new version of the song from the BTS singer’s debut solo album, Golden, on Friday, on Sunday (Dec. 3) the pair hit a dance studio to hoof it to one of Usher’s biggest hits. Gil Kaufman, Billboard, 4 Dec. 2023 The trio then unveil a mad scientist’s laboratory, as dancers wearing clinical-white mesh crop-tops and hot pants enthusiastically gyrate, thrust and hoof it. Fawnia Soo Hoo, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Aug. 2023 Visitors must hoof it more than half a mile uphill along a winding road, cumbersome beach gear in tow. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 29 June 2023 None are trying to hoof it out of the town, none are in complete breakdown mode. Erik Kain, Forbes, 7 May 2023 None are trying to hoof it out of the town, none are in complete breakdown mode. Erik Kain, Forbes, 7 May 2023 That’s good news for hikers and backpackers who happily hoof it to explore the remote shoreline. Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times, 16 Dec. 2021 Some travel writers prefer to hoof it or take a boat. Cnt Editors, Condé Nast Traveler, 16 June 2022

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“Hoof it.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hoof%20it. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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