bugout
noun see bug out

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • bug out —    American    to retreat    From the slang meaning, to quit rapidly. Bugout fever, in the Korean War, was cowardice:     Bug out fever , the urge to withdraw precipitately in the face of the slightest threat from the flank... (M. Hastings, 1987) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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