[syn: escapade, lark]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Escapade \Es`ca*pade"\, n. [F., fr. Sp. escapada escape, fr.
escapar to escape; or F., fr. It. scappata escape, escapade,
fr. scappare to escape. see Escape.]
1. The fling of a horse, or ordinary kicking back of his
heels; a gambol.
2. Act by which one breaks loose from the rules of propriety
or good sense; a freak; a prank. --Carlyle.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful)
[syn: adventure, escapade, risky venture, dangerous
2: any carefree episode [syn: escapade, lark]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
29 Moby Thesaurus words for "escapade":
antic, bat, bender, binge, bout, bust, caper, carousal, carouse,
celebration, debauch, drinking bout, fling, frolic, lark, mischief,
orgy, ploy, prank, randan, randy, revel, roguery, rollick, spree,
tear, toot, vagary, wingding