chiefly North American Force someone to leave a place: my father was almost run out of town for being what they call a ‘liberal’
More example sentences
- It didn't always mean that if you lost that game they were going to run you out of town, but you sure felt like leaving.
- That we were merely a bunch of art school fashion victims from Auckland made little difference, and a vigilante squad, supported it seemed by the local newspapers and the Police decided to run us out of town.
- He bought the apartment building and evicted her and then when she came to beg him for my sake not to run us out of town, he wrote her a check for three thousand dollars and told her never to show her face again.
Definition of run someone out of town in:
- The US English dictionary