light out

lit or lighted out; lighting out; lights out

Definition of light out

intransitive verb

1 : to leave in a hurry lit out for home at once

First Known Use of light out

1866, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for light out

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“Light out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2020.

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