jet off

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jet off (third-person singular simple present jets off, present participle jetting off, simple past and past participle jetted off)

  1. (intransitive) To go by airplane to a destination.
  2. (intransitive) To depart hurriedly.
    • 2012 April 29, Nathan Rabin, “TV: Review: THE SIMPSONS (CLASSIC): “Treehouse of Horror III” (season 4, episode 5; originally aired 10/29/1992)”, in (Please provide the book title or journal name)[1]:
      “Clown Without Pity,” as the segment is called, opens with Homer forgetting Bart’s birthday and jetting off at the last minute (or rather considerably after the last minute) to pick him up a present.