absquatulate

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

Definition of absquatulate

-ed/-ing/-s

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

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

absquatulation

noun, plural

-s

slang

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Origin and Etymology of absquatulate

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


First Known Use: circa 1830


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