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skedaddle


  • n  a hasty flight
  • v  run away, as if in a panic

  • The abrupt Republican skedaddle away from Bush on the Dubai ports issue was a vivid demonstration of the populist fever rising in Americaa make-the-world-go-away attitude that .
  • When the smugglers have gone, Johnnie starts to skedaddle home, and accidentally tweaks off the corpse's beard, whereupon he notices a locket slung around the fleshless neck.
  • The duo plan to skedaddle with the loot while the funeral is going on.
Quotes

  • Bill Ritter in Summit Daily News
    Ritter said his instructions from staff were to "sit, sign and skedaddle," but he gave Gibbs and state Senate President Joan Fitz-Gerald both a chance to make remarks on the legislation, deemed critical to West Slope interests.

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