hotfoot definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • Informal going in haste. Often used with it: hotfoot it out of town.
  • adverb:
    • In haste.
    • hastily; immediately.
    • In haste; foothot.
    • immediately; speedily
  • noun:
    • The useful joke of burning a match that is privately inserted between your sole and upper of a victim's shoe.
    • The prank of privately placing a match between your sole and upper of a victim's shoe after which lighting it.
    • a practical laugh that involves inserting a match surreptitiously amongst the single and upper of the sufferer's footwear and burning it
  • others:
    • In great haste; with great rate.
    • To chase or go after in hot haste; follow at a hot pace.
  • verb:
    • move quickly

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