hightail hightail

Definition(s):

  • (v) leave as fast as possible

Usage(s):

  1. The Americans will then set up a government that is representative of the Iraqi people and hightail it out of there.
  2. The bombs may be for appearances' sake; Israel wants to hightail it out of Lebanon as soon as possible but symbolic retaliation has a habit of running away with itself.
  3. Once they find Magician George Zucco daggered in his trunk in a resort hotel, they hightail off after every red herring in sight.

News

  1. Dropbox It Like It’s Hot & Toddler Car Dealers – SiliconANGLE News Roundup

    Hightail for Dropbox’s Business Model   Just in time for the inaugural Dropbox DBX developer’s conference, the popular cloud service provider has some new competition from an old rival. The file-sharing tool previously known as YouSendIt has rebranded itself. Now … Continue reading ?
    on July 11, 2013     Source: SiliconANGLE

  2. This Is The New Name Brad Garlinghouse Chose To Compete With Box And Dropbox: Hightail

    What does "Hightail" mean to you?
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Business Insider via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Hightail Goes After Dropbox With Unlimited Storage

    Dropbox has incredible momentum. Hightail wants to rob some of that with a new offering: unlimited storage.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs

Quotes

  • "First they said Huntsville and then said 'oops, Huntsville's too small and there are too many flies, let's hightail it down to Toronto.' This is the confusion we are talking about," Mr. Ignatieff said.
    on May 26, 2010 By: Michael Ignatieff Source: Globe and Mail

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