intransitive verb ab·squat·u·late \abzˈkwächəˌlāt, abˈsk-\

Definition of absquatulate


  1. 1 slang :  decamp <a frontiersman preparing to absquatulate and head for the wilderness>

  2. 2 slang :  abscond <the cashier absquatulated with the funds>


noun, plural



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Origin and Etymology of absquatulate

1ab- + squat + -ulate (as in speculate)

First Known Use: circa 1830

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