- Hot footIf you hot foot it out of a place, you leave very quickly, often running.
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hot-foot — c.1300 (adv.) hastily, from HOT (Cf. hot) + FOOT (Cf. foot). As a verb, from 1896. As the name of a prank played with matches, by 1934 … Etymology dictionary
hot-foot — hot foots, hot footing, hot footed also hotfoot VERB If you hot foot it somewhere, you go there in a hurry. [INFORMAL] [V it adv/prep] Richard was hot footing it back to London, to process everything. Syn: speed … English dictionary
hot foot — If you hot foot it out of a place, you leave very quickly, often running. (Dorking School Dictionary) … English Idioms & idiomatic expressions
hot-foot — An ill conceived practical joke in secretly placing a match between the sole and vamp of a person s shoe and then igniting the match … Ballentine's law dictionary
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Hot foot powder — is used in African American hoodoo folk magic to drive unwanted people away. It is a mixture of hot, spicy herbs and minerals, usually including cayenne pepper, sulfur, black pepper, and salt. In the 1930s song Hell Hound on My Trail, the famous… … Wikipedia
hot foot syndrome — Pseudomonas hot foot s … Medical dictionary
Pseudomonas hot foot syndrome — a skin eruption characterized by painful, erythematous nodules on the soles of the feet, seen in persons exposed to Pseudomonas aeruginosa, such as children using a wading pool with abrasive strips of tape on the bottom. Called also hot foot s … Medical dictionary