verb (used without object) Informal.
Origin of hightail
Examples from the Web for high-tail
Historical Examples of high-tail
High-Tail, having eaten the carrot, decided to go elsewhere.
When they arrived, High-Tail had made his third round of the corral, with Jimmy still attached to the rope.
So, as I was saying, we swipe two single-seaters from their trick airdrome and high-tail for the Russian front.Dave Dawson on the Russian Front
R. Sidney Bowen
I jest held my loop in front of some carrots and High-Tail shoves his head into it.