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Meaning of "escapade" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ESCAPADE

From French, from Old Italian scappata, from Vulgar Latin ex-cappāre (unattested) to escape.
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PRONUNCIATION OF ESCAPADE

escapade  [ˈɛskəˌpeɪd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ESCAPADE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Escapade is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ESCAPADE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of escapade in the English dictionary

The definition of escapade in the dictionary is a wild or exciting adventure, esp one that is mischievous or unlawful; scrape. Other definition of escapade is any lighthearted or carefree episode; prank; romp.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ESCAPADE


all-expenses-paid
ˌɔːlɪkˌspɛnsɪsˈpeɪd
croupade
kruːˈpeɪd
estrapade
ˌestrəˈpeɪd
gallopade
ˌɡæləˈpeɪd
galopade
ˌɡæləˈpeɪd
low-paid
ˌləʊˈpeɪd
nonpaid
ˌnɒnˈpeɪd
overpaid
ˌəʊvəˈpeɪd
paid
peɪd
prepaid
ˌpriːˈpeɪd
repaid
rɪˈpeɪd
reply-paid
rɪˌplaɪˈpeɪd
respade
riːˈspeɪd
spade
speɪd
taxpaid
ˈtæksˌpeɪd
underpaid
ˌʌndəˈpeɪd
unpaid
ʌnˈpeɪd
unrepaid
ˌʌnrɪˈpeɪd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ESCAPADE

escapable
escapado
escape
escape artist
escape chute
escape clause
escape cock
escape device
escape hatch
escape key
escape mechanism
escape pipe
escape plan
escape road
escape route
escape routine
escape shaft
escape valve
escape velocity
escape wheel

WORDS THAT END LIKE ESCAPADE

arcade
blade
brigade
call a spade a spade
cascade
custom-made
decade
fade
grade
hade
handmade
jade
made
make the grade
on the upgrade
parade
shade
trade
upgrade
wade

Synonyms and antonyms of escapade in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ESCAPADE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «escapade» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of escapade
adventure · antic · caper · fling · lark · mischief · prank · romp · scrape · spree · stunt · trick

Translation of «escapade» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ESCAPADE

Find out the translation of escapade to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of escapade from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «escapade» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

恶作剧
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

escapade
570 millions of speakers

English

escapade
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हरकत
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مغامرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

авантюра
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

escapade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পলায়ন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

escapade
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Melarikan diri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Eskapade
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

いたずら
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

모험
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Escapade
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự bỏ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஓட்டியது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

निसटणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kaçamak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scappatella
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

eskapada
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

авантюра
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

escapadă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δραπέτευση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

escapade
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fällt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sprang
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of escapade

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ESCAPADE»

The term «escapade» is quite widely used and occupies the 33.203 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ESCAPADE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «escapade» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «escapade» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about escapade

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ESCAPADE»

Discover the use of escapade in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to escapade and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Escapade
Indeed, in many ways the book anticipates Scott's 1929 modernist masterpiece The Wave, widely considered to be one of the greatest Civil War novels ever written.
Evelyn Scott, 1995
2
Escapade
Hired to guard Harry Houdini from a rival magician's death threats, Phil Beaumont finds his hands full at a stately country home where Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is among the guests and the host is found murdered. Reprint. K.
Walter Satterthwait, 1996
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Escapade
Soon he's teaching the untamed Callie the sensuous art of seduction...and she's learning all too well. Their little escapade is spinning out of control, threatening not only a scoundrel, but the desires of both Callie's and Simon's hearts.
Kasey Michaels, 1999
4
The Grand New Delhi Escapade
In the adventure novel The Grand New Delhi Escapade, Sharlene McGowan has the uncanny ability of getting into trouble without trying.
Mary Page, 2013
5
Escapade
Veronica Blume is a recently divorced 29-year-old woman who's down on her luck.
Sherene Buffa, 2011
6
Earth Day Escapade
Who rained on the parade?
Carolyn Keene, 2012
7
An Escapade and An Engagement
Richard, Lord Ledbury, has had his fair share of adventure on warring battlefields, but even this seasoned soldier isn't prepared for the outrageous escapades going on in London's ballrooms!
Annie Burrows, 2012
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Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade
'Auntie Mame and I learned to love one another in as brief and painless a period as possible.
Patrick Dennis, 2010
9
An Egyptian Escapade: Book Six of the Chronicles of Adam ...
In this the sixth book in the chronicles of Adam Black, Adam is now a seasoned Junior Leader but while investigating the ruins of Park Hall finds himself transported back to the year 1882 and being caught is labelled a thief.
Raff Stuart, 2010
10
Escapade
An early warning satellite system, has been devised with the ability to alert each country linked to it of an attack by the launching of rockets or missiles.
Roger Boughton, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ESCAPADE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term escapade is used in the context of the following news items.
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School Roof Escapade Leads to Arrests
Three Putnam Valley youths have some explaining to do when appearing next month in Yorktown Town Court as to why they decided to climb ... «The Putnam County Courier, Jul 15»
2
Ottawa program aims at reducing sexual assault at music festivals
A new program called SoundCheck, launched at Escapade Music Festival and RBC Bluesfest this year, is trying to make music festivals in the ... «MetroNews Canada, Jul 15»
3
Tuna dog is Instagram's ugliest pup who shares his very English …
But his recent escapade - a three-day jaunt to the English countryside with owner Courtney Dasher - has provided some of the cutest images of ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
4
China's 'Dow 36000' Moment
... world have tried to halt stock-market declines in the past, with limited success, Beijing owns this particular stock market escapade to a unique ... «Bloomberg View, Jul 15»
5
'Tangerine' Review: Transgender Comedy Takes Chances, and Not …
... profusion of orange in the film's palette – Sin-Dee and Alexandra's odyssey is simultaneously social realism and sexually-charged escapade. «TheWrap, Jul 15»
6
Win It! Tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood
... designed to catapult guests into the high-stakes underground world of fast cars in a harrowing escapade — at perceived speeds in excess of ... «Extra, Jul 15»
7
Review: TANGERINE Pops With Verve And Vérité
... the whole truth, Sin-dee's mission is a dizzying escapade that sends us hurtling into shabby strip malls and the secret party rooms of motels. «TwitchFilm, Jul 15»
8
Coffins to be carried through village streets to mark ancient custom
The weekend will open with a coffin walk, which re-enacts the escapade mourners had to undertake to carry the caskets from one village to the ... «Nottingham Post, Jul 15»
9
'The Gallows:' A horror film with hilarious moments
Their little escapade goes south when Pfeifer nearly catches them, and they discover that all the doors are mysteriously locked. Fred, Daphne ... «Sun Sentinel, Jul 15»
10
Fewer sex assaults around Canada Day, but the mass gathering …
Between June 29 and July 7, which covers a period including Canada Day and the Escapade electronic dance music festival, there were 14 ... «Ottawa Citizen, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Escapade [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/escapade>. Jul 2020 ».
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