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Definition of the verb absquatulate
What does absquatulate mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: absquatulated | absquatulating | absquatulates
- run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along
Alternative definition of the verb absquatulate
- [intransitive] To leave quickly or in a hurry; to take oneself off; to decamp; to depart.
- [transitive] To cause to absquatulate.
- [intransitive] To die.
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by Judge Douglass H. Bartley
ABSQUATULATE is the right person at this time for the critical position of attorney general of the United States. SEN. PUBLIUS: “Critical” may be accurate in a practical sense, but in a constitutional sense, the word is a gross overstatement.
by Robert Hendrickson
Absquatulate is a fanciful classical formation based on ab and squat, meaning the reverse of to squat. Variants are absquatilate and absquotulate. account of Because.
A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Gypsies' Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology (1897)
by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland
Abregoyns — Absquatulate. 9 Absquatulate — Abusive. A busive — A ccommodation . Accommodation. Abregoyns (American). Bartlett spells this corruption of " aborigines" as Abergoins or Abro- gans.
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
fistula, lesion, sore, ulcer abscond: absquatulate, bolt, decamp, elope, escape, flee, run, scram, skip, split, vanish absconded: escaped, fled absence: AWOL, deficiency, lack, leave, omission, truancy, vacuum, void, want, withdrawal absence ...
A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinkers' Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology (1889)
by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland
Absquatulate (American), to disappear, to run away, to abscond. The reverse of to "squat," from ab and squat, originally settlers' slang for abandoning a location when fearing an unwelcome visitation, and settling on a more remote spot. You'll ...
by Eric Partridge
abscotchalater *, see ABSQUATULATE. absence without leave, give (one) . To discharge (one) suddenly from employment: from ca 1820; ob. absent without leave . (Of one) having absconded: from ca 1860. 2. In c., escaped from prison: id .
by William Safire
absquatulate Applied to issues and not to individuals, however, nonpartisan and above politics are synonymous. Politicians occasionally place themselves above politics when they feel they no longer need political allies, when they are ...
Preceded by a History of Cant and Vulgar Language : with Glossaries of Two Secret Languages by John C. Hotten
ABSQUATULATE, to run away, or abscond ; a hybrid American expression, from the Latin ab, and "squat," to settle. ADAM'S ALE, water. — English. The Scotch term is adam's wink. AGGERAWATORS (corruption of Aggravators), the greasy ...
Abridged from the Seven-volume Work, Entitled: Slang and Its Analogues by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley
Absquatulate. Absence (Eton). Names - calling. (1856.) Absent. Absent without leave, of one who has broken prison, or absconded. Absentee. A convict. Absent- minded Beggar. Tommy Atkins ( q. v. ): popularised by Kipling's verses in aid of ...
by Jonathon Green
Of ABSQUATULATE V.
A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions, Designed as a Practical Guide to Aptness and Variety of Phraseology (1871)
by Richard Soule
Flee, fly, abscond, decamp, vamose, absquatulate, slope, make or effect one's escape, make off, steal away, hasten away, slink away, run away, break loose, break away, gain one's freedom, whip off, take one's self off, beat a retreat, take to ...
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Video shows what absquatulate means. To leave quickly or in a hurry; to take oneself off; to decamp; to depart, flee.. to abscond.. absquatulate pronunciation.
Scrabble value of A1B3S1Q10U1A1T1U1L1A1T1E1
The value of this 12-letter word is 23 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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