on the hoof meaning
- 1. (of animals) still alive, esp (of cattle) not yet slaughtered
2. On the move, moving (informal)
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- the city youngsters were seeing lambs on the hoof for the first time.
- many cattle are also sold outside of north carolina . they are driven to virginia and sold on the hoof
- INSIDE TRACK : Neat-o ! Technobabble on the hoof.
- How the hams on the hoof got here is a mystery.
- Cattle were sometimes driven on the hoof as a movable larder.