What is hightail it mean?

intransitive verb. : to move at full speed or rapidly often in making a retreat —usually used with it hightailed it out of there.

Where did the saying high tail it come from?

: : : : “HIGHTAIL — a slang expression meaning ‘to leave in a great hurry,’ is a Western expression and was originally used to describe the way a herd of mustangs will break and race away when ‘spooked’ or frightened by the approach of cowboys.” From Morris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins by William and Mary …

What is a synonym for hightailed?

In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for hightail, like: bolt, get out, run, clear out, get, hotfoot, skedaddle, scram, vamoose, hightail-it and hotfoot-it.

How do you spell high tailed?

hightail it, Informal. hurry; rush; scamper: Hightail it down to the grocery store and buy some bread for lunch.

What is the meaning of gargantuan?

: tremendous in size, volume, or degree : gigantic, colossal gargantuan waterfalls.

What does gargantuan synonym?

gargantuanadjective. Synonyms: colossal, huge, giant, humungous, immense, enormous, humongous.

Is a rabbit a varmint?

Rabbits. Rabbit meat is also more delicious than many people realize, adding to the appeal of the critters as varmint hunting targets.

What varmint means?

1 : an animal considered a pest specifically : one classed as vermin and unprotected by game law. 2 : a contemptible person : rascal broadly : person, fellow. Synonyms Example Sentences Learn More About varmint.

Is varmint an insult?

a despicable, obnoxious, or annoying person.

How do you use the word gargantuan?

Gargantuan in a Sentence 🔉

  1. It took five men to move the gargantuan bedframe into the house.
  2. Even though Janice does not have a nickel to her name, she still has gargantuan tastes and is not willing to settle for the small things.
  3. The small freshman found the gargantuan textbook to be exceptionally heavy.