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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A practical joke that involves inserting a match surreptitiously between the sole and upper of the victim's shoe and then lighting it v. - Step on it adv. - Without delay.

Usage examples (36)
  • Sent ambassadors hotfoot to the Turks
  • Verb (used without object) : to hotfoot it to the bus stop
  • Giving someone a hotfoot is a crime?
  • "Why should they come, as you say, panting hotfoot?" for more
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