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.
See escapade in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < Sp escapada < escapar, to escape, flee < VL *excappare: see escape
See escapade in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French, a trick, an escape
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Old Spanish escapada (from escapar, to escape)
Origin: or from Old Italian scappata (from scappare, to escape)
Origin: , both from Vulgar Latin *excappāre, to escape; see escape.
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