Examples of escapee in a Sentence
an escapee from the local jail
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As a child, an escapee knocked on our door one night, asking to use the telephone.
If this is happening, the gamma rays Fermi has been detecting are likely some of those high-energy escapees.
That matters because as of now the state says the birds are not native, but instead escapees from captive populations.
The ensuing trickle of escapees from suburbia were delighted to have to wade straight onto the beach from an outrigger boat, dine on the barbecued catch of local fishermen and sleep in thatched huts.
Hours later, well after sundown, the swine escapee was discovered, curled up on a pile of hay in pig mom’s garage.
In fact, most of them were trying to re-secure the gates after the escapees took off.
Even our emblematic flamingos were widely thought to be escapees from captivity—until now.
Flamingos spotted in the wild are considered to be possible escapees from aviaries or zoos, according to the Audubon Society.
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First Known Use of escapee
ESCAPEE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of escapee for English Language Learners
: a person who has escaped : a prisoner who has escaped
ESCAPEE Defined for Kids
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