Nehama (med_cat) wrote in 1word1day,

Friday word: Absquatulate

-To leave abruptly.
-To abscond or Run off.
-To get out of Dodge.
-Bug out.

From mid 19th century: blend, simulating a Latin form, of abscond, squattle ‘depart,’ and perambulate.

Used in a sentence:
"When her husband came home early, I knew it was time to absquatulate!"

(all credit for the graphic and text goes to The Grandiloquent Word of the Day FB page)

Tags: a, portmanteau, verb, wordsmith: med_cat

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