vamoose

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Etymology[edit]

Alteration of Spanish vamos (we go) or vámonos (let's go).

Verb[edit]

vamoose (third-person singular simple present vamooses, present participle vamoosing, simple past and past participle vamoosed)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, slang) To run away, to flee.
  2. (intransitive, slang) To hurry.
  3. (intransitive, informal) To be expelled. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

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