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Meaning of di di mau by Wiktionary Dictionary

di di mau


    Etymology

    From Vietnamese đi đi mau ( “go quickly” ). Borrowed into English by American military personnel returning from the Vietnam War, as well as by Vietnamese immigrants; popularized by the movie The Deer Hunter .

    Verb

    di di mau ( di di mau defective verb )

    1. To leave quickly, hurry away.

    See also

    • “di di mau” in Encarta World English Dictionary, North American Edition .
    • Langenscheidt's Pocket Dictionary Vietnamese/English
    • The Urban Dictionary
    • Dictionary of Marine Corps Terms and Words Used in Vietnam
    • Vietnam veterans