verb[no object] • informal
- Depart hurriedly: we’d better vamoose before we’re caughtMore example sentences
- The clerk reached for the phone; I hitched my pants and vamoosed.
- But hanging around to the bitter end is sending good money after bad; better to cut your losses and vamoose.
- When the lions come a running, the grazers close ranks and vamoose.
mid 19th century: from Spanish vamos 'let us go'.
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