a rapid escape (as by criminals)
"the thieves made a clean getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam"
scat, run, scarper, turn tail, lam, run away, hightail it, bunk, head for the hills, take to the woods, escape, fly the coop, break away(verb)
flee; take to one's heels; cut and run
"If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
thrash, thresh, lam, flail(verb)
give a thrashing to; beat hard
The twenty-third letter of the Arabic alphabet, . It is preceded by and followed by .
Origin: From lemja.
to beat soundly; to thrash
Origin: [Icel. lemja to beat, or lama to bruise, both fr. lami, lama, lame. See Lame.]
Lam is a municipality in the district of Cham in Bavaria in Germany.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lam, v.t. to beat. [Ice. lemja, to beat.]
What does LAM stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the LAM acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
The numerical value of lam in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of lam in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
They didn't want it to effect the election campaign of Carrie Lam.
We now view LAM in essence as a malignancy but one that progresses over years, not days or months like cancer.
It is a deliberate decision of the government to prosecute us right now, they didn't want it to effect the election campaign of Carrie Lam.
Protesters admire how Lam Wing-kee, as an ordinary citizen, fought against the authority and exposed its lies. Many people told me they're worried about the safety of Lam.
(The charges) could not have come at a worse time, to proceed with it immediately after the election will do no good at all to the vowed attempt of (Lam) to mend the relationship with the pan-democrats.
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