verb (used with or without object), va·mosed, va·mos·ing. Slang. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for vamose

Historical Examples of vamose

  • For the formation we may compare American vamose, to skedaddle, from Span.

  • The boys weren't over-keen about staying with the herd and they can vamose.

    Rimrock Trail

    J. Allan Dunn

  • To vamose (from the Spanish vamos, let us go), came in at the same time.

    The American Language

    Henry L. Mencken

  • If we quarrel with them, we have to vamose; if we fight, we are wiped out.

  • One afternoon I ordered Atasca to vamose, and got up and dressed carefully.


    O. Henry