on the hoof - definition and synonyms

phrase
  1. 1
    while you are doing something else, especially going from one place to another

    We can grab some lunch on the hoof.

  2. 2
    if you make a decision on the hoof, you do so without thinking about it carefully first
  3. 3
    not yet killed for eating

    beef on the hoof

See also main entry: hoof