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Meaning of ESCAPADE

Pronunciation:  'esku`peyd

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any carefree episode
  2. [n]  a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)

ESCAPADE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: adventure, dangerous undertaking, lark, risky venture
 See Also: diversion, labor, project, recreation, task, undertaking



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Es`ca*pade"\, n. [F., fr. Sp. escapada escape, fr.
escapar to escape; or F., fr. It. scappata escape, escapade,
fr. scappare to escape. see {Escape}.]
1. The fling of a horse, or ordinary kicking back of his
   heels; a gambol.

2. Act by which one breaks loose from the rules of propriety
   or good sense; a freak; a prank. --Carlyle.

Thesaurus Terms
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