hotfoot

Definitions of hotfoot
  1. verb
    move fast
    synonyms: belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it
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    Antonyms:
    dawdle, linger
    take one's time; proceed slowly
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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
  2. adverb
    without delay; speedily
    “"sent ambassadors hotfoot to the Turks"- Francis Hackett”
    “drove hotfoot for Boston”
  3. noun
    a practical joke that involves inserting a match surreptitiously between the sole and upper of the victim's shoe and then lighting it
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    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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