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hot•foot



Pronunciation: (hot'foot"), [key]
n., pl. -foots,
v., adv.


n.
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.

v.i.
Informal.to go in great haste; walk or run hurriedly or rapidly (often fol. by it): to hotfoot it to the bus stop.

adv.
with great speed in going; in haste.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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