or skidoo intransitive verb Etymology: probably alteration of skedaddle Date: 1903 to go away ; depart

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • skiddoo — ☆ skiddoo [ski do͞o′ ] vi. [prob. < SKEDADDLE] [Old Slang] to go away; leave: usually in the imperative …   English World dictionary

  • skiddoo — v To leave. Come on, kiddo, time for us to skiddoo. 1900s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • skiddoo — /ski dooh /, v.i., skiddooed, skiddooing. Informal. to go away; get out. [1900 05; perh. alter. of SKEDADDLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • skiddoo —  To depart hastily …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • skiddoo — vb a version of skedaddle …   Contemporary slang

  • skiddoo — skid·doo …   English syllables

  • skiddoo — skid•doo [[t]skɪˈdu[/t]] v. i. dooed, doo•ing. Informal. inf to go away; get out • Etymology: 1900–05, amer.; perh. alter. of skedaddle …   From formal English to slang

  • skiddoo — /skəˈdu/ (say skuh dooh) verb (i), noun US Colloquial → skedaddle …   Australian English dictionary

  • skiddoo — v.intr. (also skidoo) ( oos, ooed) US sl. go away; depart. Etymology: perh. f. SKEDADDLE …   Useful english dictionary

  • twenty-three skiddoo — verb imperative : scram twenty three skiddoo to anyone who says different H.A.Smith * * * twen|ty three «TWEHN tee THREE», interjection, or twenty three skiddoo, U.S. Slang. be off; go away; get out. * * * a hasty departure Origin …   Useful english dictionary

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