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  • v. To go away. Most often used in the imperative form.


Pig Latin version of scram; possibly the only Pig Latin phrase to enter common American English besides ixnay. (Wiktionary)


  • Ixnay and amscray were used widely in 'The Three Stooges' shorts, possibly the main source of popularity for the words.

    Recalibrating the best American fiction

  • Get the bell outa there, y'hearf Into your boats and amscray, umpchays!

    The Gates of Noon

  • Like, you walk into a store, swipe a game, put it under your shirt, then amscray.


  • May 26th, 2007 at 4: 23 am wow, OH — you’re just a little ray of sunshine. with your best interests at heart, allow me to say on behalf of reasonably happily angelenos across the southland that I hope you figure out how to amscray ASAP.

    Matthew Yglesias » Mass Transit

  • Ixnay is the "Pig Latin" version of nix and "possibly the only Pig Latin phrase to enter common English besides amscray.

    Recalibrating the best American fiction

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