The definition of an escapade is an adventure, or a daring and exciting act.noun
An example of an escapade is a surprise road trip to exciting destinations.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- Archaic an escape from restraint or confinement
- a reckless adventure or prank
Origin: Fr < Sp escapada < escapar, to escape, flee < VL *excappare: see escape
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Origin: French, a trick, an escape, from Old French, from Old Spanish escapada (from escapar, to escape) or from Old Italian scappata (from scappare, to escape), both from Vulgar Latin *excappāre, to escape; see escape.