hotfoot: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (hot'foot"), [key]
— n., pl. v., adv. -foots,
- a practical joke in which a match, inserted surreptitiously between the sole and upper of the victim's shoe, is lighted and allowed to burn down.
- to go in great haste; walk or run hurriedly or rapidly (often fol. by it): to hotfoot it to the bus stop.
- with great speed in going; in haste.
- hotfoot (Thesaurus)