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vamoose

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verb va·moose \və-ˈmüs, va-\

Definition of vamoose

va·moosedva·moos·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  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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