hoofbeat

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noun hoof·beat \ ˈhu̇f-ˌbēt , ˈhüf- \

Definition of hoofbeat

:the sound of a hoof striking a hard surface (such as the ground)

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First Known Use of hoofbeat

1847


HOOFBEAT Defined for English Language Learners

hoofbeat

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Definition of hoofbeat for English Language Learners

  • : the sound made when an animal's hoof hits the ground


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