ske|dad|dle

ske|dad|dle
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 — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • dle — ad·dle·pate; ai·dle; bea·dle; bea·dle·dom; bin·dle; bri·dle·less; brin·dle; bud·dle·ia; ca·boo·dle; can·dle·mas; ca·noo·dle; con·did·dle; crud·dle; cru·dle; cud·dle·some; did·dle·dees; doo·dle·sack; drid·dle; fad·dle; far·dle; fer·ri·did·dle;… …   English syllables

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

  • skedaddle — ske·dad·dle …   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

  • skedaddle — ske|dad|dle [skıˈdædl] v [i]spoken to leave a place quickly, especially because you do not want to be caught used humorously …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • skedaddle — ske|dad|dle [ skı dædl ] verb intransitive VERY INFORMAL to leave a place quickly …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Skedaddle — Ske*dad dle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Skedaddled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Skedaddling}.] [Of uncertain etymology.] To betake one s self to flight, as if in a panic; to flee; to run away. [Slang, U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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