English noun: hotfoot
|1.||hotfoot (act) a practical joke that involves inserting a match surreptitiously between the sole and upper of the victim's shoe and then lighting it|
|Broader (hypernym)||practical joke|
English adverb: hotfoot
|1.||hotfoot without delay; speedily|
|Samples||Sent ambassadors hotfoot to the Turks.|
Drove hotfoot for Boston.
English verb: hotfoot
|1.||hotfoot (motion) move fast|
|Samples||He rushed down the hall to receive his guests.|
The cars raced down the street.
|Examples||They hotfoot up the hill|
|Synonyms||belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten, hie, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it|
|Pattern of use||Something ----s.|
|Broader (hypernym)||go, locomote, move, travel|
|Narrower (hyponym)||barge, buck, charge, dart, dash, flash, push forward, scoot, scud, shoot, shoot, shoot down, tear, thrust ahead|