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get out of Dodge

verb phrase

to depart a location

Examples

After the graffiti, they got out of Dodge.

Word Origin

fr Dodge City, Kansas, part of a cliche from old Westerns about the town

Usage Note

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Slang definitions & phrases for get out of dodge

get out of Dodge

verb phrase

To depart a location: Hurricane's coming. I'm getting out of Dodge

[fr Dodge City, Kansas, part of a cliche from old westerns about the town]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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