Definition of Skedaddle

1. Noun. A hasty flight.

Generic synonyms: Escape, Flight



2. Verb. Run away, as if in a panic.

Definition of Skedaddle

1. v. i. To betake one's self to flight, as if in a panic; to flee; to run away.

Definition of Skedaddle

1. Verb. To move or run away quickly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Skedaddle

1. [v -DLED, -DLING, -DLES]

Medical Definition of Skedaddle

1. To betake one's self to flight, as if in a panic; to flee; to run away. Origin: Of uncertain etymology. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Skedaddle

skaws
skayles
skaz
skean
skeane
skeanes
skeans
skear
skeared
skearier
skeariest
skearing
skears
skeary
sked
skedaddle (current term)
skedaddled
skedaddler
skedaddlers
skedaddles
skedaddling
skedonk
skeds
skedule
skee
skee ball
skeeball
skeechan
skeechans
skeed

Literary usage of Skedaddle

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1. The Civil War in Song and Story, 1860-1865 by Frank Moore (1889)
"He saw no household fire where be Might warm his tod or hominy ; Beyond the Cordilleras shone, Aud from his lips escaped a groan, skedaddle! ..."

2. History of the First by John Mead Gould, Leonard G. Jordan (1871)
"Artemas Ward's " Secesh" was perhaps more common, but in the soldiers' estimation " skedaddle " stands peerless. In 1864 its antithesis crept suddenly into ..."

3. Social Activities for Men and Boys by Albert Meader Chesley (1910)
"(4) skedaddle through the locker room, skedaddle on the floor; And when you have skedaddled till you can't skedaddle more, skedaddle to the shower bath and ..."

4. Anecdotes, Poetry, and Incidents of the War: North and South : 1860-1865 by Frank Moore (1866)
"... He saw no household fire where he Might warm his tod or hominy ; Beyond the Cordilleras shone, AM from his lips escaped a groan. skedaddle! ..."

5. Anecdotes, Poetry, and Incidents of the War: North and South: 1860-1865 edited by Frank Moore (1882)
"This was the planter's last Good Night ; The chap replied, far out of sight, skedaddle! At break of day, as several boys From Maine, New York and Illinois ..."

6. Songs of the Soldiers by Frank Moore (1864)
"He saw no household fire, where he Might warm his tod or hominy : Beyond the Cordilleras shone, And from his lips escaped a groan, skedaddle! ..."

7. Dictionary of Americanisms. by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"With the South-east clear and General Price retiring into Arkansas in the South-west, we may expect to witness such a grand skedaddle of Secesh and its ..."

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