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hotfoot

adverb uk   /ˌhɒtˈfʊt/  us   /ˈhɑːt.fʊt/ informal
very quickly and without delay: She'd come hotfoot from the palace with the latest news.

hotfoot

verb uk   /ˈhɒt.fʊt/  us   /ˈhɑːt.fʊt/
hotfoot it informal to run or walk somewhere as quickly as possible: He walked in and I hotfooted it out the back door.
Translations of “hotfoot”
in Chinese (Traditional) 匆忙地,飛快地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 匆忙地,飞快地…
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