hightail


high·tail

intransitive verb \ˈhī-ˌtāl\

Definition of HIGHTAIL

:  to move at full speed or rapidly often in making a retreat —usually used with it <hightailed it out of there>

First Known Use of HIGHTAIL

1919

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