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Meaning of HOTFOOT

Pronunciation:  'hât`fût

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  without delay; speedily; "sent ambassadors hotfoot to the Turks"- Francis Hackett; "drove hotfoot for Boston"
  2. [v]  step on it; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"

HOTFOOT is a 7 letter word that starts with H.


 Synonyms: belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed
 Antonyms: dawdle, linger
 See Also: accelerate, barge, buck, charge, dart, dash, flash, go, locomote, move, push forward, quicken, scoot, scud, shoot, shoot down, speed up, tear, thrust ahead, travel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Hot"foot`\, adv.
In haste; foothot. [Colloq.]

Thesaurus Terms
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