Origin of getaway
Words nearby getaway
How to use getaway in a sentence
One problem with choosing a hiking destination for our first real getaway since the coronavirus was that our bodies were more in pandemic shape than anyone’s definition of “fit.”
Still, as sophisticated as the analysis is, it doesn’t yet say how the information makes its getaway.
So if you’re looking for a beach getaway, a wine trip or even a luxurious spa weekend, here are five socially distanced ways to still make your bachelorette festivities extra-special, even with added safety precautions in mind.
If you can still plan a getaway, our local restaurants are open, many with outdoor and socially distant seating.
Kathryn RomeynCalifornia is a perfect getaway nearly all year long.
They tried to continue their getaway but had to quickly abandon their vehicle on the Rue de Meaux in the 19th.
After he allegedly unloaded on the cops, Brinsley attempted to make a getaway to a nearby subway.Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish|M.L. Nestel|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Either way, guests seeking a holiday getaway there can also enjoy a tingle of telling truth to power by posting their own reviews.Inside the ‘Surprisingly Great’ North Korean Hacker Hotel|Michael Daly|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Getaway Car is lousy with these throwaway lines and asides.
Excerpted from The Getaway Car: A Donald Westlake Nonfiction Miscellany.
"The other one's making a getaway, Mr. McKibben," sang out Chub excitedly.
"Dangerfield was sure doing everything he could to make a safe getaway into Mexico," said he.
Landy related fully the incident as to why he knew that Hulls Barrow and Maizie planned a quick getaway.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
"You should have made a getaway in the Manhattan," Ben said, in a moment.Boy Scouts in the Philippines|G. Harvey Ralphson
We just thought he might have beat it into this room for a getaway.The Ghost Breaker|Charles Goddard
British Dictionary definitions for getaway
- to steal and escape (with money, goods, etc)
- to do (something wrong, illegal, etc) without being discovered or punished or with only a minor punishment
Other Idioms and Phrases with getaway
Break free, escape, as in The suspect ran down the street and got away, or I wanted to come but couldn't get away from the office. [c. 1300] A variant is get away from it all, meaning “to depart and leave one's surroundings or problems or work behind.” For example, Joe is taking a few days off—he needs to get away from it all.
Start out or leave quickly, as in The greyhounds got away from the starting gate, or I thought I had the answer but it got away from me.
Go, move off. For example, Get away from my desk! or Get away—I don't want you near that hot stove. [Late 1700s] Also see get away with.