- to leave hurriedly or quickly; decamp.
- to leave hurriedly or quickly from; decamp from.
Origin of vamoose
Related Words for vamoosehightail, depart, skedaddle, leave, decamp, scoot, scram, scat, begone, skiddoo
Examples from the Web for vamoose
Historical Examples of vamoose
"Don't you tell me to vamoose in my own house," a girl's voice retorted.The Lone Ranger Rides
Indians vamoose with Tootsie Wootsie, mount their horses, and vanish into the dawn.The Nurserymatograph
"Perhaps you'd better let him vamoose," said Flood Rawley anxiously.Northern Lights, Complete
Everything appears to be propitious for an immediate start, so let's defer the argument and vamoose.The Long Chance
Peter B. Kyne
Vamoose, is the proper word for telling a Mexican to get out of the road, suggested the professor calmly.The Motor Boys Across the Plains
- (intr) slang, mainly US to leave a place hurriedly; decamp
Word Origin for vamoose
"to decamp," 1834, from Spanish vamos "let us go," from Latin vadamus, from vadere "to go, to walk," from PIE root *wadh- "to go" (cf. Old English wadan "to go," Latin vadum "ford;" see wade (v.)).