Definition of Escapists

1. Noun. (plural of escapist) ¹



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Definition of Escapists

1. escapist [n] - See also: escapist

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Escapists

escape ventricular contraction
escape wheel
escaped
escapee
escapees
escapement
escapements
escaper
escapers
escapes
escapeth
escaping
escapism
escapisms
escapist
escapists (current term)
escapologies
escapologist
escapologists
escapology
escar
escarbuncle
escarbuncles
escargatoire
escargatoires
escargot
escargots
escarole
escaroles

Literary usage of Escapists

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Best Plays by Burns Mantle, Louis Kronenberger (1899)
""We're nothing but a pair of escapists," Mrs. Hunter is saying. Miss LINDER—The way things go in the world now, everyone with any sense wants to get away ..."

2. Changing Africa: The First Literary Generation of Independent Cape Verde by Gerald M. Moser (1992)
"Neither periodical let itself be made the vehicle of polemics by which some uncompromising authors attacked the Claridade group as "escapists" and ..."

3. Caribbean by Barbara Ender-Jones (2001)
"This wildlife reserve is the perfect paradise for escapists. There is sailing, snorkelling, swimming and picnicking in complete seclusion—a rare tropical ..."

4. Panama Adventure Guideby Patricia Katzman by Patricia Katzman (2004)
"... remote mountain cabins and seaside cottage beckon naturalists and escapists; and honeymoon cottages and villas that exude an aura c romance. ..."

5. Adventure Guide to the Virgin Islands by Lynne Sullivan (2000)
"But yachtsmen discovered them years ago and escapists are captivated by them, so the "secrets" can't be safeguarded for long. With the exception of Anegada, ..."

6. Daytrips Italy: 40 One Day Adventures by Rail, Car Or Bus by Earl Steinbicker (2005)
"Once a simple fishing village on the loveliest of harbors, Portofino has lo since been taken over by wealthy escapists. ..."

7. Gently With the Tides: The Best of Living Aboard by Michael L. Frankel (1990)
"If all these escapists were distributed evenly over the seven seas there would be no problem." Unfortunately, liveaboards are not evenly distributed. ..."

8. Adventure Guide Virgin Islands by Lynne M. Sullivan (2006)
"But yachtsmen discovered them years ago and escapists are captivated by them, so the "secrets" can't be safeguarded for long. ..."

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