Definition of hightail verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

hightail

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈhaɪteɪl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hightail
 
he / she / it hightails
 
past simple hightailed
 
-ing form hightailing
 
 
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Idioms
hightail it(informal)
 
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to leave somewhere very quickly They ran out of the gates and hightailed it up the road.
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