Definition of escapade in English:

escapade

Syllabification: es·ca·pade
Pronunciation: /ˈeskəˌpād
 
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noun

An act or incident involving excitement, daring, or adventure.
More example sentences
  • In fact, he sometimes smiles mischievously when remembering escapades from his wild years.
  • Her escapades and experiences show just how like animals we humans really are.
  • It is often hard for children to believe their uncles and aunts and grandparents were young and in love and involved in exciting escapades.
Synonyms
exploit, stunt, caper, antic(s), spree, shenanigans, hijinks; adventure, venture, mission; deed, feat, trial, experience; incident, occurrence, event

Origin

mid 17th century (in the sense 'an escape'): from French, from Provençal or Spanish, from escapar 'to escape', based on medieval Latin ex- 'out of' + cappa 'cloak'. Compare with escape.

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