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hotfoot

hot·foot

hotfoot

pronunciation:
hat fUt
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, adverb
part of speech: noun
inflections: hotfoots
definition: a practical joke in which a match is secretly placed between the upper and sole of someone's shoe and is lit.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: hotfooted, hotfooting, hotfoots
definition: to move in haste; hurry (usu. fol. by it).
They hotfooted it down to the train station.
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: in great haste; quickly.
We went hotfoot to the bank.