Definitions for vamoosevæˈmus

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

va•moosevæˈmus(v.)-moosed, -moos•ing.

  1. (v.i.)to leave hurriedly; decamp.

    Category: Status (usage)

  2. (v.t.)to leave hurriedly from; decamp from.

    Category: Status (usage)

Origin of vamoose:

1830–40; < Sp vamos let us go, impv. 1st pers. pl. of ir to go

Princeton's WordNet

  1. decamp, skip, vamoose(verb)

    leave suddenly

    "She persuaded him to decamp"; "skip town"


  1. vamoose(Verb)

    To run away, to flee.

  2. vamoose(Verb)

    To hurry.

  3. vamoose(Verb)

    To be expelled

  4. Origin: Alteration of vamos or vámonos, "let's go".


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