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hotfoot

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adverb hot·foot \ˈhät-ˌfu̇t\

Definition of hotfoot

  1. :  in haste



Examples of hotfoot

  1. <lowered his plane hotfoot onto a pasture when the engine started to sputter>



14th Century

First Known Use of hotfoot

14th century


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hotfoot

verb hot·foot

Simple Definition of hotfoot

  • : to go quickly

Full Definition of hotfoot

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to go hotfoot :  hurry —usually used with it

1896

First Known Use of hotfoot

1896


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hotfoot

noun hot·foot

Definition of hotfoot

plural hotfoots

  1. :  a practical joke in which a match is surreptitiously inserted between the upper and the sole of a victim's shoe and lighted



1934

First Known Use of hotfoot

1934


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