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hot·foot

hotfoot

 
pronunciation:
hat fUt
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb, adverb
phrases:
hotfoot it
part of speech: noun
inflections: hotfoots
definition: a practical joke in which a match is secretly placed between the sole and upper of someone's shoe and is lit.
It was common practice for the older boys to give any new boy in the group a hotfoot.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: hotfoots, hotfooting, hotfooted
definition: to move in haste, usually to avoid trouble or danger; hurry.
You should have seen them hotfooting back to the car!
 
part of speech: adverb
definition: in great haste; quickly.
As soon as we got the check, we went hotfoot to the bank.
phrase: hotfoot it