getaway

See also: get-away and get away

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EtymologyEdit

From the verb phrase get away.

NounEdit

getaway (plural getaways)

  1. A means of escape.
  2. The effecting of an escape.
  3. (informal) A vacation or holiday, or the destination for one.

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getaway (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to an escape, as in a vehicle or plans.
    They'd been discussing their getaway plans for weeks.

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