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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.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Absquatulate
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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.
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.
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 .
Embracing English, American, and Anglo-Indian Slang, Pidgin English, Tinker's Jargon and Other Irregular Phraseology 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by Robert Hendrickson
absquatulate An old expression, obsolete except in a historical sense, that may have originated in Kentucky in the early 19th century and means to depart, especially in ...
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 Eugene Ehrlich
Simply read aloud andlistento the tintinnabulation of the moreearrinsing entries you are aboutto encounter: absquatulate, anthrophagous ...
by Edy G. Schaffer
GAUZE, SPONGE, BLOTTER absquatulate FLEE, DECAMP abstain DENY, AVOID, DESIST, FORGO, FORBEAR, REFRAIN from ESCHEW from eating FAST , STARVE abstainer of a kind DRY, TEETOTALER abstemious SOBER, MODERATE.
by Stanley Newman, Daniel Stark
ingestion, reception, retention 10 engagement, exhaustion, intentness, saturation absorption__: 4 band, edge 5 limit 6 nebula absquatulate: 3 run 4 flee abstain: 4 curb, fast, shun 5 avoid, cease, evade, forgo, spurn 6 abjure, desist, eschew, ...
Collins Rhyming Dictionary (2014)
by Rosalind Fergusson
intoxicate, consolidate, deconsecrate, approximate, abominate, predominate, denominate,indoctrinate, hydrogenate, depopulate, repopulate, inoculate, absquatulate, expostulate,*overcompensate, discombobulate 7.44 altercate, Watergate, ...
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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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