Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.

vote with one's feet

Slang definitions & phrases for vote with one's feet

vote with one's feet

verb phrase

To escape; become a refugee or emigrant: Nearly three million people voted with their feet (1965+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
Cite This Source
Idioms and Phrases with vote with one's feet

vote with one's feet

Indicate one's disapproval by walking out or emigrating, as in The service was so bad that we decided to vote with our feet, or Thousands of Hong Kong residents voted with their feet and left before the Chinese takeover. [ ; mid-1900s ]
The American HeritageĀ® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright Ā© 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for vote with one's feet

Word Value for vote

Scrabble Words With Friends