Escapade meaning

ĕskə-pād
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(archaic) An escape from restraint or confinement.
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A reckless adventure or prank.
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An adventurous, unconventional act or undertaking.
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The definition of an escapade is an adventure, or a daring and exciting act.

An example of an escapade is a surprise road trip to exciting destinations.

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A daring or adventurous act; an undertaking which goes against convention.
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Origin of escapade

  • 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 escape

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French escapade (“the act of escaping; a trick”), from Old Spanish escapada, from escapar (“to escape”), from Vulgar Latin *excappō (“to escape”).

    From Wiktionary