on the lam

idiom

Definition of on the lam

US, informal
: trying to avoid being caught by the police two escaped convicts on the lam

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“On the lam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20the%20lam. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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