Meaning of “on the hoof” in the English Dictionary


"on the hoof" in English

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on the hoof

UK informal

If you do something on the hoof, you do it while you are moving about or doing something else, often without giving it the attention it deserves:

I've got a meeting downtown in 20 minutes so I'll have lunch on the hoof.

(Definition of “on the hoof” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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