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Syllabification: es·cap·ee
Pronunciation: /əˌskāˈpē
, ˌesˌkāˈpē

Definition of escapee in English:


A person who has escaped from somewhere, especially prison.
Example sentences
  • We try to focus primarily on missing children, dangerous prison escapees and dangerous fugitives.
  • Ray and Max are part of an underground scheme set up to create new lives in Canada for escapees from these prisons.
  • He is an escapee from a prison in Venezuela, where he was incarcerated for blowing up an Air Cubana passenger plane in 1976, killing 73.
jailbreaker, fugitive;
deserter, defector

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