vamoose (vamooses, present participle vamoosing; past and past participle vamoosed)

  1. (ambitransitive, slang) To run away (from); to flee.
    • 1905, Wisconsin Alumni Magazine (volume 7, page 218)
      Speaking of the room in which I locked McIndoe — I will preface by saying that Mac "vamoosed that ranch" that very day and left me alone.
  2. (intransitive, slang) To hurry.
  3. (intransitive, informal) To be expelled.
  • (to run away) seeSynonyms en
  • (to hurry) seeSynonyms en
  • (to be expelled) seeSynonyms en
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