[ buhg-out ]
/ ˈbʌgˌaʊt /
Military Slang. a hasty retreat from combat, especially in defiance of orders.
Slang. a person who absents himself or herself from duties or obligations.
Words nearby bugout
Origin of bugout
First recorded in 1950–55; noun use of verb phrase bug out leave
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