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Is hoof a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word hoof is a Scrabble US word. The word hoof is worth 10 points in Scrabble:

H4O1O1F4

Is hoof a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word hoof is a Scrabble UK word and has 10 points:

H4O1O1F4

Is hoof a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word hoof is a Words With Friends word. The word hoof is worth 9 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Hoof

You can make 11 words from 'hoof' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'hoof'

HOOF 10 

3 letters words from 'hoof'

FOH 9FOO 6
HOO 6OHO 6
OOF 6OOH 6

2 letters words from 'hoof'

HO 5OF 5
OH 5OO 2

All 4 letters words made out of hoof

hoof ohof hoof ohof oohf oohf hofo ohfo hfoo fhoo ofho foho hofo ohfo hfoo fhoo ofho foho oofh oofh ofoh fooh ofoh fooh

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word hoof. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in hoof.

Definitions and meaning of hoof

hoof

Etymology

From Middle English hoof, hof, from Old English hōf, from Proto-Germanic *hōfaz (compare West Frisian hoef, Dutch hoef, German Huf, Danish hov, Norwegian hov, Swedish hov), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱoph₂ós (compare Sanskrit शफ (śaphá, hoof, claw), Avestan 𐬯𐬀𐬟𐬀(safa, hoof), possibly Czech, Polish kopyto).

Pronunciation

  • (US) enPR: ho͝of, ho͞of, IPA(key): /hʊf/, /huːf/
  • Rhymes: -ʊf, -uːf

Noun

hoof (plural hoofs or hooves)

  1. The tip of a toe of an ungulate such as a horse, ox or deer, strengthened by a thick keratin covering.
  2. (slang) The human foot.
    • 1929, Robert Dean Frisbee, The Book of Puka-Puka (republished by Eland, 2019; p. 110):
      He is a huge man, six feet four on bare hoofs and composed of two hundred and seventy pounds of solid bone and muscle.
  3. (geometry, dated) An ungula.

Derived terms

Related terms

  • hoofed

Translations

Verb

hoof (third-person singular simple present hoofs, present participle hoofing, simple past and past participle hoofed)

  1. To trample with hooves.
  2. (colloquial) To walk.
  3. (informal) To dance, especially as a professional.
  4. (colloquial, football (soccer), transitive) To kick, especially to kick a football a long way downfield with little accuracy.
    Synonym: boot

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Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch hoofd, Middle Dutch hovet, from Old Dutch hōvit, from Proto-Germanic *haubudą. Doublet of sjef.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɦʊə̯f/

Noun

hoof (plural hoofde)

  1. head

Derived terms


Limburgish

Etymology

From Middle Dutch hof, from Old Dutch hof, from Proto-Germanic *hufą.

Noun

hoof m

  1. garden (an outdoor area containing one or more types of plants)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • the horny part of the feet of animals.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)