make oneself scarce

Definition of make oneself scarce

informal

  1. :  to leave so as not to be seen in a certain place You'd better make yourself scarce before my parents get home.

Word by Word Definitions

makeplay
  1. :  behave, act

    :  to begin or seem to begin (an action)

    :  to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. :  the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

    :  brand

    :  the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

scarceplay
  1. :  deficient in quantity or number compared with the demand :  not plentiful or abundant

    :  intentionally absent

  1. :  scarcely, hardly


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