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escapade

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noun es·ca·pade \ˈes-kə-ˌpād\

Simple Definition of escapade

  • : an exciting, foolish, or dangerous experience or adventure

Full Definition of escapade

  1. :  a usually adventurous action that runs counter to approved or conventional conduct

Examples of escapade

  1. As a teenager he embarked on a series of ill-advised escapades.

  2. <their escapades at the prep school became the stuff of boarding-school legend>



Origin of escapade

French, action of escaping, from Spanish escapada, from escapar to escape, from Vulgar Latin *excappare


First Known Use: 1667


ESCAPADE Defined for Kids

escapade

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noun es·ca·pade \ˈe-skə-ˌpād\

Definition of escapade

  1. :  a daring or reckless adventure





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