- v run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
- Others were invented (caucus, lynch-law, squatter), improvised (sockdolager, spondulix, absquatulate), and embellished (kerflop, kerthump, kersouse).
- Webster's 20th Century Unabridged Dictionary does not even give "obsquatulate," does give "absquatulate" meaning to leave suddenly, to decamp.
- He turned round and, exercising his privilege as an "Old Boy," gruffly ordered us to "absquatulate," which means nothing worse than "scram.
News & Articles
- Bad Words: Jason Bateman’s comedic directorial debut
“Absquatulate” was the hardest word Jason Bateman had to learn for his new movie, Bad Words, which hits theaters March 21. The word means to leave, flee or depart in a hurry, but the film — Bateman’s directorial debut — will make you do everything but absquatulate the movie theater. The Arrested Development actor is no stranger to the camera, [...]
March 21, 2014 - The Phoenix