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Definition of scram verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

scram

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//skræm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skræm//
 
[intransitive] (old-fashioned, informal) (usually used in orders)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they scram
BrE BrE//skræm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skræm//
 
he / she / it scrams
BrE BrE//skræmz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skræmz//
 
past simple scrammed
BrE BrE//skræmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skræmd//
 
past participle scrammed
BrE BrE//skræmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//skræmd//
 
-ing form scramming
BrE BrE//ˈskræmɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskræmɪŋ//
 
 
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to go away quickly Scram! I don't want you here. Word Origin early 20th cent.: probably from the verb scramble.
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