Definition of Absquatulate

1. Verb. Run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along. "The accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"

Exact synonyms: Abscond, Bolt, Decamp, Go Off, Make Off, Run Off
Specialized synonyms: Levant
Generic synonyms: Flee, Fly, Take Flight
Derivative terms: Absconder, Abscondment, Bolt, Decampment



Definition of Absquatulate

1. v. i. To take one's self off; to decamp.

Definition of Absquatulate

1. Verb. (context: intransitive slang) To leave quickly or in a hurry; to take oneself off; to decamp; to depart, flee, abscond. ¹

2. Verb. (context: intransitive) to abscond. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Absquatulate

absorption spectrum
absorption system
absorption systems
absorption unit
absorptional
absorptions
absorptive
absorptive cells of intestine
absorptively
absorptiveness
absorptivities
absorptivity
absotively
absotively posilutely
absotively posolutely
absquatulate (current term)
absquatulated
absquatulates
absquatulating
absquatulation
absquatulations
absquatulator
absquatulators
absque hoc
absque impetitione vasti
abstain
abstained
abstainer
abstainers
abstaining

Literary usage of Absquatulate

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1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"absquatulate—contd. 1845 " Money makes the mare go " is thus refined : " The circulating medium compels the female nag to absquatulate. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"You'd thank me to absquatulate, as the Yankees say. ... "perambulate," absquatulate would readily suggest itself in an effort to recall one or the other. ..."

3. The Poor Little Rich Girl: A Play of Fact and Fancy, in Three Acts by ELEANOR. GATES (1916)
"GWENDOLYN Then— would you please tell me, what is the meaning of absquatulate? FATHER What, dear? GWENDOLYN absquatulate. » [Scratching his head. To MOTHER. ..."

4. Logopolis by Ezekiel Hildreth (1842)
"So our modern word absquatulate, is a very significant composition; although I do not ... Thus the word absquatulate is composed of the preposition absque, ..."

5. The American Language: An Inquiry Into the Development of English in the by Henry Louis Mencken (1921)
"In the 40's to absquatulate was in good usage, but it has since disappeared. Most of the other inventions of the time, however, have to some extent survived ..."

6. Forty Years of American Life by Thomas Low Nichols (1874)
"Cut stick," and " absquatulate," are indigenous. A man cuts a stick when about to travel. absquatulate comes from a or ..."

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