Definitions for lam

Definitions for (noun) lam

Main entry: lam, getaway

Definition: a rapid escape (as by criminals)

Usage: the thieves made a clean getaway; after the expose he had to take it on the lam

Definitions for (verb) lam

Main entry: flail, lam, thrash, thresh

Definition: give a thrashing to; beat hard

Main entry: head for the hills, hightail it, escape, fly the coop, lam, break away, bunk, run, run away, scarper, scat, take to the woods, turn tail

Definition: flee; take to one's heels; cut and run

Usage: If you see this man, run!; The burglars escaped before the police showed up

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