skiddoo

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

Definition of skiddoo

intransitive verb

: to go away : depart

First Known Use of skiddoo

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for skiddoo

probably alteration of skedaddle

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