get out of Dodge(redirected from get the hell outta Dodge)
get (the hell) out of Dodge
To leave or depart from a place, especially quickly or with marked urgency. A reference to Dodge City, Kansas, the clichéd setting of cowboy and western films from the early to mid-1900s. It looks like things are getting pretty tense in here, let's get out of Dodge! With our creditors becoming increasingly aggressive, we decided to just get the hell out of Dodge and leave it all behind.
get out of Dodge
in. to leave a place. (Refers to Dodge City, Kansas, and a cliché from Western entertainment adventures about this town.) Things are looking bad here. It’s time to get out of Dodge.