verb \və-ˈmüs, va-\

Definition of VAMOOSE

intransitive verb
:  to depart quickly

Examples of VAMOOSE

  1. <it's getting late, so we had better vamoose>

Origin of VAMOOSE

Spanish vamos let us go, suppletive 1st plural imperative (from Latin vadere to go) of ir to go, from Latin ire — more at wade, issue
First Known Use: 1859


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