Definition of go-away in English:

go-away

(also go ’way, go-way)

noun

  • In full "go-away bird". Any of three African turacos of the genus Corythaixoides, which have distinctive loud alarm calls; especially the all-grey C. concolor of southern Africa (also called grey loerie).

Origin

Late 19th century. Imitative of the bird's alarm call, with remodelling after the imperative of to go away.

Pronunciation

go-away

/ˈɡəʊəˌweɪ/