verb informal depart hurriedly.
C19: from Sp. vamos 'let us go'.

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  • vamoose — (v.) to decamp, 1834, from Sp. vamos let us go, from L. vadamus, from vadere to go, to walk, from PIE root *wadh to go (Cf. O.E. wadan to go, L. vadum ford; see WADE (Cf. wade) (v.)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • vamoose — ► VERB informal ▪ depart hurriedly. ORIGIN from Spanish vamos let us go …   English terms dictionary

  • vamoose — ☆ vamoose [vamōs′] vi., vt. vamosed, vamosing [va mo͞os′ ] vi. vt. vamoosed, vamoosing [< Sp vamos, let us go < L vadamus, 1st pers. pl., pres. subj. of vadere, to go: see WADE] [Old Slang] to leave quickly; go away (from) hurriedly: also… …   English World dictionary

  • Vamoose! — [vffi”mus] exclam. Beat it!; Go away! (From Spanish.) □ Go on, beat it! Vamoose! □ Vamoose! Go home! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • vamoose — Vamose Va*mose , v. i. & t. [Sp. vamos let us go.] To depart quickly; to depart from. [Written also {vamos}, and {vamoose}.] [Slang, Eng. & U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vamoose — v To leave. Come on, partners. Let s vamoose. 1830s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • vamoose — leave quickly, go, get going, hit the road    We better vamoose, my friend, or we ll be late for our appointment …   English idioms

  • vamoose — [c]/vəˈmus / (say vuh moohs) verb (vamoosed, vamoosing) –verb (i) 1. to make off; decamp; depart quickly. –verb (t) 2. to decamp from; quit hurriedly: *I ll vamoose the ranch if he keeps after me. –christina stead, 1944. Also, vamose /vəˈmoʊs/… …  

  • Vamoose Bus Service — Infobox Bus transit name = Vamoose Bus image size = 200px Slogan = More Bang For Your Buck No Bull founded = 2004 (United States) headquarters = 16 Penn Plaza, Suite 514 New York, NY 10001 service area = New York City Bethesda, Maryland Arlington …   Wikipedia

  • vamoose — intransitive verb (vamoosed; vamoosing) Etymology: Spanish vamos let us go, suppletive 1st plural imperative (from Latin vadere to go) of ir to go, from Latin ire more at wade, issue Date: 1859 to depart quickly …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • vamoose — /va moohs /, v., vamoosed, vamoosing. Slang. v.i. 1. to leave hurriedly or quickly; decamp. v.t. 2. to leave hurriedly or quickly from; decamp from. [1830 40; < Sp vamos let us go, impv. 1st pers. pl. of ir to go] * * * …   Universalium

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