skid·​doo ski-ˈdü How to pronounce skiddoo (audio)
variants or skidoo
skiddooed or skidooed; skiddooing or skidooing; skiddoos or skidoos

intransitive verb

: to go away : depart

Word History


probably alteration of skedaddle

First Known Use

1903, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of skiddoo was in 1903

Dictionary Entries Near skiddoo

Cite this Entry

“Skiddoo.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

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