Definition of 'on the hoof'
Example sentences containing 'on the hoof'
The daily run of lunch on the hoof as the suits assured themselves of their need to be seen to be busy.THE MANANA MAN (2002) A NASTY DOSE OF DEATH (2002)
If we're on the hoof we can leg it through those palm trees and there's nobody who'd be able to get a clear shot at you through that lot.BLOOD IS DIRT (2002)
Better yet, turn me into an insensible chair with a broken rush seat, a nail on the hoof of a horse!CONFESSIONS OF AN UGLY STEPSISTER (2002)
Definition of on the hoof from the Collins English Dictionary
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