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Vamoose

verb
(Written also vamos, and vamose)
1.
Leave suddenly.  Synonyms: decamp, skip.  "Skip town"






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"Vamoose" Quotes from Famous Books



... off, get off, whip off, pack off, go off, take oneself off; start, issue, march out, debouch; go forth, sally forth; sally, set forward; be gone; hail from. leave a place, quit, vacate, evacuate, abandon; go off the stage, make one's exit; retire, withdraw, remove; vamoose [Slang], vamose [U.S.]; go one's way, go along, go from home; take flight, take wing; spring, fly, flit, wing one's flight; fly away, whip away; embark; go on board, go aboard; set sail' put to sea, go to sea; sail, take ship; hoist blue Peter; get under way, weigh anchor; ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... Richard and Frederic Remington, the artist, were commissioned by the New York Journal to visit Cuba which was then at war with Spain. It was their intention to go from Key West in the Vamoose, a very fast but frail steam-launch, and to make a landing at some uninhabited point on the Cuban coast. After this their plans seem to have been to trust to luck and the kindliness of the revolutionists. After waiting for some ...
— Adventures and Letters • Richard Harding Davis

... not get left, you bet!" cried Hobbes. "Now, I'm going to vamoose the ranch. I think that I may have killed one or two of that gang, and I don't fancy the 'monotonous regularity' and 'salubrious hygiene' ...
— A Fascinating Traitor • Richard Henry Savage



Words linked to "Vamoose" :   go away, go forth, leave, skip



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