Definition of hotfoot:
rush, whirl, whiz, quicken, speed, fly, look sharp, run, tear, nip, wing, bucket, belt along, rip, bustle, race, flit, shoot, get, hurry, scoot, skedaddle, bolt, whisk, trot, accelerate, travel rapidly, get out, highball, hustle, vamoose, zip, haste, rush along, induce, scram, stimulate, pelt, festinate, sail, expedite, dart, sprint, fleet, barrel, cannonball along, hie, step on it, zoom, dash, scour, rocket, pelt along, bucket along, clear out, approach, speed up, move, flash, hightail, hasten.
It commandeered the V H Saddle horses in the corral; it searched for sign in the soft earth of the wandering draws between the dozen low hills scattered round Big Thumb Butte and Little Thumb Butte; it rode circles round the ranch; the sign of Christopher Foy's shod horse was found and followed hotfoot by a detachment.- "The Desire of the Moth; and The Come On", Eugene Manlove Rhodes.
- "The Magnetic North", Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond).
- "The Pirates of Ersatz", Murray Leinster.