Escapade - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌeskəˈpeɪd|  American pronunciation of the word escapade
Brit.  |ˈɛskəpeɪd|  British pronunciation of the word escapade


- a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful) (syn: adventure)
- any carefree episode (syn: lark)


As a teenager he embarked on a series of ill-advised escapades.

...their escapades at the prep school became the stuff of boarding-school legend...

their dangerous escapades in the Great War

I was joking with her about her latest escapade.

Word forms

singular: escapade
plural: escapades
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