1. [mid-19C+] ardently, eagerly, violently, severely, angrily.
2. [1930s+] well, much.
3. [1970s] of gambling, successfully.
see separate entry.
see hot foot v.
see under cop it v.
1. [mid-19C–1920s] to be punished (lit. or fig.) severely.
2. [late 19C–1900s] to be scolded with great venom.
1. [late 17C+] to castigate severely.
2. [mid-19C+] to attack and/or punish severely.
see right off the bat under bat n.2