escapade escapade  /ˈɛ skə ˌpeɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
  2. (n) any carefree episode

Usage(s):

  1. After their last escapade, Rick and Evelyn have sworn off derring-do; she writes books about the good old days while he goes fly-fishing and gets a hook stuck in his neck.
  2. The movie is cast in the mold of one of those teen-age escapade flicks with which American International Pictures used to stock the drive-ins during the late 1950s and the '60s.
  3. That sort of escapade is common enough in the long, tawdry life of this planet.

News

  1. 'I want to do it all': Bethlehem native spent a year trying new adventures each week

    Bethlehem native Libby Segal spent a year of trying a new adventure each week. Her next escapade: a reality TV show. To say that Libby Segal keeps busy is an understatement. At 25, the Bethlehem native has experienced more than many people twice her age. And that's exactly the way she hopes to keep it.        
    on June 29, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

  2. Orange County fire officials, volunteer want restitution for rescue of teens in Trabuco Canyon

    SANTA ANA - Orange County Fire Authority officials want to recover the $55,000 the agency spent rescuing a 19-year-old and his 18-year-old friend who got lost hiking in Trabuco Canyon because they allegedly admitted taking hallucinogenic drugs before the escapade.
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Daily News

  3. Former CIA head James Woolsey: Russia's insulting U.S. has set example for Hong Kong, Ecuador

    R. James Woolsey Jr., director of central intelligence during the Clinton administration, said Monday that the United States' failure to deal strongly with Russia and President Vladimir Putin is setting an example for other countries in the Edward Snowden leak escapade. "Hong Kong and Ecuador are learning from Russia, which ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Washington Times

Quotes

  1. "Relations between Chad and France are good and ...... this rather lamentable escapade has nothing to do with the deployment of the European force in Chad," Sarkozy said.
    on Nov 4, 2007 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: Reuters

  2. Mr MacNeil yesterday said the Government was in "crisis", adding of Lord Levy's re-arrest: "This, of course, is the man who's been closest to Tony Blair in the whole fundraising escapade for Labour. And it really doesn't look good for Labour at...
    on Jan 30, 2007 By: Angus MacNeil Source: Mirror.co.uk

  3. Reacting to the students' calls for Tsvangirai's return, MDC spokesperson Nelson Chamisa said: "It is not that the president is on some holiday or luxury escapade. We would want him back and he will be back soon, but realities on the ground have to...
    on May 20, 2008 By: Nelson Chamisa Source: The South African Star

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