hotfoot

Primary Meanings of hotfoot

1.
vadv
move fast
without delay; speedily
2.
n
a practical joke that involves inserting a match surreptitiously between the sole and upper of the victim's shoe and then lighting it
Full Definitions of hotfoot
1

v move fast

Synonyms:
belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it
Antonyms:
dawdle, linger
take one's time; proceed slowly
Types:
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barge, push forward, thrust ahead
push one's way
buck, charge, shoot, shoot down, tear
move quickly and violently
dart, dash, flash, scoot, scud, shoot
run or move very quickly or hastily
plunge
dash violently or with great speed or impetuosity
rip
move precipitously or violently
Type of:
go, locomote, move, travel
change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically

adv without delay; speedily

“"sent ambassadors hotfoot to the Turks"- Francis Hackett”
“drove hotfoot for Boston”
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n a practical joke that involves inserting a match surreptitiously between the sole and upper of the victim's shoe and then lighting it

Type of:
practical joke
a prank or trick played on a person (especially one intended to make the victim appear foolish)

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