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intr.v. va·moosed, va·moos·ing, va·moos·es Slang
To leave hurriedly.
[From Spanish vamos, let's go, from Latin vādāmus, first person pl. present subjunctive of vādere, to go.]
(intr) slang chiefly US to leave a place hurriedly; decamp
[C19: from Spanish vamos let's go, from Latin vādere to go, walk rapidly]
v. -moosed, -moos•ing. Slang. v.i.
1. to leave hurriedly; decamp.v.t.
2. to leave hurriedly from; decamp from.
[1830–40; < Sp vamos let us go, imperative 1st pers. pl. of ir to go]
Past participle: vamoosed
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|Verb||1.||vamoose - leave suddenly; "She persuaded him to decamp"; "skip town"|