vamoose


vamoose

verb (used without object), va·moosed, va·moos·ing.

  1. to leave hurriedly or quickly; decamp.

verb (used with object), va·moosed, va·moos·ing.

  1. to leave hurriedly or quickly from; decamp from.

verb

  1. (intr) slang, mainly US to leave a place hurriedly; decamp
v.

“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.)).

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