Created on Nov 29, 2011

1. Definition: To leave a party, bar, or other social gathering to avoid having to say goodbye to acquaintances at the event. One connotation is that the person leaving is noticeably intoxicated and desires to leave without having to converse with anyone they know and reveal their state of intoxication.
Word formation type: Compounding
Citation: "Where did Connor go?" "No idea, he must have given us the Irish-Goodbye"
Citation date: Nov. 29, 2011
Source of citation: Conversational term from Boston Massachusetts
Explanation: Compounding of Irish and Goodbye. Folk Etymology
Created on Nov 29, 2011