verb \bi-ˈgn, -ˈgän, bē-\

Definition of BEGONE

intransitive verb
:  to go away :  depart —used especially in the imperative

Examples of BEGONE

  1. <in his frustration the beleaguered actor cried out to the autograph seekers, Begone and let me finish my meal in peace!>

Origin of BEGONE

Middle English, from be gone (imperative)
First Known Use: 14th century


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