Definition of hightail in English:


Line breaks: high|tail
Pronunciation: /ˈhʌɪteɪl


[no object, with adverbial of direction] informal , chiefly North American
Move or travel fast: they hightailed it to India
More example sentences
  • Well, he sure did look surprised at my honesty, but, thank goodness, he wasn't hightailing out that door.
  • Then I hightailed across town to see ‘King of Stains’ at Bats, where Gibby played the most unlikeable character ever, and so well!
  • ‘I'm very proud of where I'm from,’ he said in 1963, two years after he'd hightailed out.

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