verb (used without object), va·moosed, va·moos·ing.
verb (used with object), va·moosed, va·moos·ing.
- valéry, paul,
- vampire bat
Origin of vamoose
Examples from the Web for vamoose
"Don't you tell me to vamoose in my own house," a girl's voice retorted.
"Perhaps you'd better let him vamoose," said Flood Rawley anxiously.Northern Lights, Complete|Gilbert Parker
Yuma shouted through the door, "Vamoose, I'll be down tuh meet yuh in a minute!"
Indians vamoose with Tootsie Wootsie, mount their horses, and vanish into the dawn.The Nurserymatograph|A Lawyer
Everything appears to be propitious for an immediate start, so let's defer the argument and vamoose.The Long Chance|Peter B. Kyne
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.)).