verb[no object] informal
Depart hurriedly: we’d better vamoose before we’re caught
More 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'.
Definition of vamoose in:
- The US English dictionary