- a reckless adventure or wild prank.
- an escape from confinement or restraint.
Origin of escapade
Synonyms for escapade
Related Words for escapade
antic, fling, caper, mischief, vagary, romp, shenanigans, folly, roguery, trick, gag, scrape, lark, stunt, spree, frolic, rib, prank, rollick
Examples from the Web for escapade
Historical Examples of escapade
The only dread she had was of the discovery of her escapade by the hospital authorities.
Mary Roberts Rinehart
Shandy’s escapade with Diablo had brought a new trouble to Mike Gaynor.
W. A. Fraser
She was convinced that the escapade was important, though it would have puzzled her to say why.
E. M. Forster
Recommend him to be more prudent in future if he wishes me to forget his escapade at Tavora.
What could be the objection, even were the escapade to be discovered by misadventure?
Louis Joseph Vance