Synonyms of cut and run in English:

cut and run

See definition of cut and run


1‘only cowards cut and run’


flee, run, run away, run off, make a run for it, run for it, take flight, be gone, make off, take off, take to one's heels, make a break for it, bolt, beat a retreat, beat a hasty retreat, make a quick exit, make one's getaway, escape, absent oneself, make oneself scarce, abscond, head for the hills, do a disappearing act

beat it, clear off, clear out, vamoose, skedaddle, split, leg it, show a clean pair of heels, turn tail, scram

British do a runner, scarper, do a bunk

North American light out, bug out, cut out, peel out, take a powder, skidoo

Australian go through, shoot through

vulgar slang bugger off

archaic fly