light out

[light out] {v.}, {slang} 1. To run as fast as you can.

The boylit out for home with the bully chasing him.

On the next pitch therunner will light out for second.

2. To go away in a hurry; leavesuddenly. - Often used with "for".

Jack won't be in town long. Hewants to light out as soon as he has enough money saved.

Therobbers lit out for Mexico.

Syn.: BEAT IT, TAKE OFF(1), HEAD FOR THEHILLS.