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ske·dad·dle

 (skĭ-dăd′l)
intr.v. ske·dad·dled, ske·dad·dling, ske·dad·dles Informal
To leave hastily; flee.

[Probably alteration of British dialectal scaddle, to run off in fear, from scaddle, wild, thievish, skittish, from Middle English scathel, wild, harmful, probably of Old Norse origin; akin to skadha, to hurt, scathe.]

skedaddle

(skɪˈdædəl)
vb
(intr) to run off hastily
n
a hasty retreat
[C19: of unknown origin]

ske•dad•dle

(skɪˈdæd l)

v. -dled, -dling,
n. Informal. v.i.
1. to run away hurriedly; flee.
n.
2. a hasty flight.
[1860–65, Amer.; compare dial. (Scots, N England) skedaddle to scatter]
ske•dad′dler, n.

skedaddle


Past participle: skedaddled
Gerund: skedaddling

Imperative
skedaddle
skedaddle
Present
I skedaddle
you skedaddle
he/she/it skedaddles
we skedaddle
you skedaddle
they skedaddle
Preterite
I skedaddled
you skedaddled
he/she/it skedaddled
we skedaddled
you skedaddled
they skedaddled
Present Continuous
I am skedaddling
you are skedaddling
he/she/it is skedaddling
we are skedaddling
you are skedaddling
they are skedaddling
Present Perfect
I have skedaddled
you have skedaddled
he/she/it has skedaddled
we have skedaddled
you have skedaddled
they have skedaddled
Past Continuous
I was skedaddling
you were skedaddling
he/she/it was skedaddling
we were skedaddling
you were skedaddling
they were skedaddling
Past Perfect
I had skedaddled
you had skedaddled
he/she/it had skedaddled
we had skedaddled
you had skedaddled
they had skedaddled
Future
I will skedaddle
you will skedaddle
he/she/it will skedaddle
we will skedaddle
you will skedaddle
they will skedaddle
Future Perfect
I will have skedaddled
you will have skedaddled
he/she/it will have skedaddled
we will have skedaddled
you will have skedaddled
they will have skedaddled
Future Continuous
I will be skedaddling
you will be skedaddling
he/she/it will be skedaddling
we will be skedaddling
you will be skedaddling
they will be skedaddling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been skedaddling
you have been skedaddling
he/she/it has been skedaddling
we have been skedaddling
you have been skedaddling
they have been skedaddling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been skedaddling
you will have been skedaddling
he/she/it will have been skedaddling
we will have been skedaddling
you will have been skedaddling
they will have been skedaddling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been skedaddling
you had been skedaddling
he/she/it had been skedaddling
we had been skedaddling
you had been skedaddling
they had been skedaddling
Conditional
I would skedaddle
you would skedaddle
he/she/it would skedaddle
we would skedaddle
you would skedaddle
they would skedaddle
Past Conditional
I would have skedaddled
you would have skedaddled
he/she/it would have skedaddled
we would have skedaddled
you would have skedaddled
they would have skedaddled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skedaddle - a hasty flight
escape, flight - the act of escaping physically; "he made his escape from the mental hospital"; "the canary escaped from its cage"; "his flight was an indication of his guilt"
Verb1.skedaddle - run away, as if in a panic
fly the coop, head for the hills, hightail it, lam, run away, scarper, scat, take to the woods, turn tail, run, bunk, break away, escape - flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; "If you see this man, run!"; "The burglars escaped before the police showed up"

skedaddle

verb
Informal. To leave hastily:
Informal: clear out, get, hotfoot.
Idioms: beat it, hightail it, hotfoot it , make tracks.
Translations
megfutamodik

skedaddle

[skɪˈdædl] VIescabullirse, salir pitando
they skedaddled in all directionshuyeron por todos lados

skedaddle

vi (inf)Reißaus nehmen (inf), → türmen (inf); skedaddle!weg mit dir/euch!, verzieh dich/verzieht euch!