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Noun: hotfoot  'hót,fût
  1. A practical joke that involves inserting a match surreptitiously between the sole and upper of the victim's shoe and then lighting it
Adverb: hotfoot  'hót,fût
  1. Without delay; speedily
    "sent ambassadors hotfoot to the Turks"; "drove hotfoot for Boston"
Verb: hotfoot  'hót,fût
  1. Move or travel very quickly
    "He hotfooted down the hall to receive his guests";
    - rush, hasten, hie [archaic], speed, race, pelt along [informal], rush along, bucket along [informal], belt along [informal], step on it [informal], travel rapidly, hurry, zip [informal], zoom, zoom along, whizz [informal], whizz along [informal], bucket [informal], wing [informal], pelt [informal], barrel [informal], rocket [informal], belt [informal]

Derived forms: hotfooted, hotfooting, hotfoots

Type of: go, locomote, move, practical joke, travel

Encyclopedia: Hotfoot