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Proper noun[edit]


  1. A common nickname for David Hasselhoff.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Generally styled as "the Hoff".


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  • "'America's Got Talent' recap: 'Hoff the charts!'" (Entertainment Weekly)
  • "Actor David Hasselhoff, the "America's Got Talent" judge known for his playfully Hoff-ful puns, has listed his longtime family home in Encino at $4,195,000." (The Los Angeles Times)
  • "Hoff the Wall" (The Sun)
  • "America's Got Talent: Five Finalists and a Singing Hoff in the House" (E! Online)
  • "Hoff praises Holly's topless show" (The Press Association)



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Hoff m (plural Hëff)

  1. effort, try, exertion (especially in a lifting or pulling motion)