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Meaning & Definition of Lam in English

English

Lam

/læm/

noun

1. A rapid escape (as by criminals)

  • "The thieves made a clean getaway"
  • "After the expose he had to take it on the lam"
    synonym:
  • getaway
  • ,
  • lam

verb

1. Flee

  • Take to one's heels
  • Cut and run
  • "If you see this man, run!"
  • "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"
    synonym:
  • scat
  • ,
  • run
  • ,
  • scarper
  • ,
  • turn tail
  • ,
  • lam
  • ,
  • run away
  • ,
  • hightail it
  • ,
  • bunk
  • ,
  • head for the hills
  • ,
  • take to the woods
  • ,
  • escape
  • ,
  • fly the coop
  • ,
  • break away

2. Give a thrashing to

  • Beat hard
    synonym:
  • thrash
  • ,
  • thresh
  • ,
  • lam
  • ,
  • flail