verb (used without object), va·moosed, va·moos·ing.
- to leave hurriedly or quickly; decamp.
verb (used with object), va·moosed, va·moos·ing.
- to leave hurriedly or quickly from; decamp from.
- (intr) slang, mainly US to leave a place hurriedly; decamp
“to decamp,” 1834, from Spanish vamos “let us go,” from Latin vadamus, from vadere “to go, to walk,” from PIE root *wadh- “to go” (cf. Old English wadan “to go,” Latin vadum “ford;” see wade (v.)).