escapade

Definitions

0 Vote up! noun. An adventurous, unconventional act or undertaking.
0 Vote up! noun. A daring or adventurous act; an undertaking which goes against convention.
0 Vote up! noun. The fling of a horse, or ordinary kicking back of his heels; a gambol.
0 Vote up! noun. Act by which one breaks loose from the rules of propriety or good sense; a freak; a prank.
0 Vote up! noun. The fling of a horse, or a fit of flinging and capering about.
0 Vote up! noun. A capricious or freakish action; a wild prank; a foolish or reckless adventure.
0 Vote up! noun. a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
0 Vote up! noun. any carefree episode

Usage

0 Vote up! The escapade is part of a contest sponsored by Groupon. com, the online promotion company that's picked up 13 million subscribers since July 2009 by partnering with vendors.
0 Vote up! This shameless escapade is just more evidence that Kitna is a brazen, swashbuckling cowboy with no regard for his fellow non-cowboys.
0 Vote up! A Wall Street Journal editorial called the escapade "One Last Whale Hunt for Captain Jack," and portrayed Welch "handcuffing himself to the credenza" in a scene worthy of "I Love Lucy."
0 Vote up! Tuck's companions in this escapade were a native Swiss named Horace de Pourtalès and a naturalized Swiss of U.S. origin named Frederick Bates.
0 Vote up! The only reminiscences of his escapade were a few cuts in his coat, which went unnoticed, and the precious book of notes, to which he applied himself with such vigour in the watches of the night, with a surreptitious candle and a hamper of apples as aids to study, that, though tired next day, he managed to do quite well enough in the exam, to pass muster.

Mnemonics

0 Vote up! Escapade=Escape + Parade :- It would certainly be a risky or adventerous for a police man to escape when parade is going on.

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0 Vote up! unclebheem added a Picture 3 years 1 month ago.
0 Vote up! albuschappalchor added a Mnemonic " Escapade=Escape + Parade :- It would certainly be a risky or adventerous for a police man to escape when parade is going on. " 3 years 2 months ago.