North American informal Depart hurriedly: he lit out for California to ‘find’ himself
More example sentences
- Janie then lit out of the house with her shotgun, telling Pa she was off to find Lyddie June.
- MacAdams, a white poet and journalist from Texas who lit out for the cool of New York, is part of it too.
- We are a society of people who light out for the territory when problems come along.
Definition of light out in:
- The US English dictionary