Definitions for absquatulateæbˈskwɒtʃ əˌleɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abscond, bolt, absquatulate, decamp, run off, go off, make off(verb)

    run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

    "The thief made off with our silver"; "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"


  1. absquatulate(Verb)

    To leave quickly or in a hurry; to take oneself off; to decamp; to depart, flee, abscond.

  2. absquatulate(Verb)

    To cause to absquatulate.

  3. absquatulate(Verb)

    To die.

  4. Origin: Blended jocular mock-Latin word. Arose in America in the 19th century (about 1837). Probably made up of the following parts: The Latin adverb and prefix ab, "away (from)", (maybe taken from abscond), the suffix -ate (maybe taken from perambulate or undulate), and the middle portion, "squatul", which might be a derivation of to squat.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Absquatulate(verb)

    to take one's self off; to decamp

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