Hotfoot



[hot-foo t] /ˈhɒtˌfʊt/

noun, plural hotfoots.
1.
a practical joke in which a match, inserted surreptitiously between the sole and upper of the victim’s shoe, is lighted and allowed to burn down.
verb (used without object)
2.
Informal. to go in great haste; walk or run hurriedly or rapidly (often followed by it):
to hotfoot it to the bus stop.
adverb
3.
with great speed in going; in haste.
/ˈhɒtˌfʊt/
adverb
1.
with all possible speed; quickly
verb
2.
to move quickly

adverb

At once; immediately: I’ll walk hotfoot to the doctor’s office (1835+)

verb

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