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Meaning of LAM

Pronunciation:  lam

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a rapid escape (as by criminals); "the thieves made a clean getaway"; "after the expose he had to take it on the lam"
  2. [v]  give a thrashing to; beat hard
  3. [v]  escape or flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"
 

LAM is a 3 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: break away, bunk, flail, getaway, run, run away, scarper, thrash, thresh, turn tail
 
 See Also: beat, beat up, escape, flight, go away, go forth, leave, skedaddle, work over

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lam\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lammed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
{Lamming}.] [Icel. lemja to beat, or lama to bruise, both fr.
lami, lama, lame. See {Lame}.]
To beat soundly; to thrash. [Obs. or Low] --Beau. & Fl.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: absquatulate, batter, beat, beat it, blow, breakout, decamp, dog it, drub, duck and run, duck out, flight, getaway, hammer, make off, paste, pelt, pound, powder, pummel, scape, scram, skedaddle, skin out, skip, skip out, slip, split, take a powder, take off, thrash, vamoose, wallop
 

 

 

 

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