Definition of 'getaway'
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He was jailed in 2012 for driving the getaway car in a bank raid. The Sun (2016)It's the great getaway without leaving the ground. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The robbers seize the cash, jump into fast getaway cars and drive off - through holes cut earlier into the side barriers of the motorway. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It could help some of them drive getaway cars. The Sun (2007)Good thing he can make a fast getaway. The Sun (2015)Its exposed position makes it an ideal getaway from modernity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We have loads more amazing deals on the kind of getaways you want to go on. The Sun (2015)Police are now hunting six reindeer thought to have acted as getaway drivers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We hope he made a quick getaway. The Sun (2015)Or if you want a getaway car that no one will notice. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is not a vehicle for a quick getaway. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Pack an overnight bag so you can make a quick getaway. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is ideal for romantic getaways. The Sun (2015)One man got away but had to escape on foot as his accomplice had the keys to the getaway car in his pocket. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A. He wanted to make a clean getaway. The Sun (2012)His van was his freedom, a getaway car. AN UNLIKELY COUNTESS: Lily Budge and the 13th Earl of Galloway (2004)It makes the Baden-Baden hotel the ideal relaxing getaway. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But we don't want any old getaway. Times, Sunday Times (2009)GET packing for your great getaway on us! The Sun (2011)And that is the point: islands used to be the preserve of those who favoured exclusive getaway holidays. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Throw in the county's deservedly renowned pubs and restaurants offering superb local produce and you have a great family getaway to enjoy all year round. The Sun (2009)The gang hustled out of the casino, couldn't find their getaway car. Times, Sunday Times (2011)An ideal getaway, this five-star hotel is right on the seafront. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's the great Easter getaway. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'getaway'
British English: getaway NOUN
If someone makes a getaway, they leave a place quickly, especially when trying to avoid someone.
They made their getaway on a stolen motorcycle.
Definition of getaway from the Collins English Dictionary
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