ske|dad|dler

ske|dad|dler
ske|dad|dle «skih DAD uhl», verb, -dled, -dling, noun. Informal.
–v.i.
to run away; leave suddenly and quickly; scatter in flight: »

Meant to tame him [a gopher] but he got out of his box and skedaddled (Atlantic).

–n.
a hasty flight or scattering.
[origin uncertain]
ske|dad|dler, noun.

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  • ske|dad|dle — «skih DAD uhl», verb, dled, dling, noun. Informal. –v.i. to run away; leave suddenly and quickly; scatter in flight: »Meant to tame him [a gopher] but he got out of his box and skedaddled (Atlantic). –n. a hasty flight or scattering. ╂[origin… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dler — boo·dler; bud·dler; bun·dler; can·dler; chan·dler; chan·dler·ess; chan·dler·ing; cra·dler; daw·dler; did·dler; doo·dler; fid·dler; fon·dler; fud·dler; gir·dler; han·dler; hed·dler; hud·dler; hur·dler; kin·dler; la·dler; med·dler; mid·dler;… …   English syllables

  • dad — aou·dad; bagh·dad; be·dad; cau·dad; ciu·dad; co·mu·ni·dad; craw·dad; DAD; dad·ap; dad·dock; dad·dy·nut; doo·dad; grand·dad; grand·dad·dy; her·man·dad; his·pa·ni·dad; me·dad·dy bush; mog·dad; sol·e·dad; trin·i·dad; ho·dad; dad; dad·dle; dad·dy;… …   English syllables

  • ske — para·ske·ni·on; po·len·ske; ske·te; ske·dad·dle; ske·dad·dler; …   English syllables

  • skedaddler — ske·dad·dler …   English syllables

  • skedaddle — ske•dad•dle [[t]skɪˈdæd l[/t]] v. dled, dling, n. Informal. 1) inf to run away hurriedly; flee 2) dial. a hasty flight • Etymology: 1860–65, amer.; cf. dial. (Scots, N England) skedaddle to scatter ske•dad′dler, n …   From formal English to slang

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