Textual thesaurus for "lam"

(noun) getaway

a rapid escape (as by criminals)

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

(verb) flail, thrash, thresh

give a thrashing to; beat hard

(verb) head for the hills, hightail it, escape, fly the coop, break away, bunk, run, run away, scarper, scat, take to the woods, turn tail

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

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