skedaddles (third person present) · skedaddled (past tense) · skedaddled (past participle) · skedaddling (present participle)
  1. depart quickly or hurriedly; run away.
    "when he saw us, he skedaddled"
    run away · flee · run off · make a run for it · run for it · take flight · make off · take off · take to one's heels · make a break for it · bolt · beat a (hasty) retreat ·
    make a quick exit · make one's getaway · escape · head for the hills · beat it · clear off · clear out · vamoose · split · cut and run · leg it · show a clean pair of heels · turn tail · scram · hook it · fly the coop · skip off · do a fade · do a runner · scarper · do a bunk · light out · bug out · cut out · peel out · take a powder · skidoo · go through · shoot through · fly · levant
mid 19th century: of unknown origin.
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Laguages Translations
Arabic سكيدادلي
Bosnian (Latin) odavde
Bulgarian офейквам
Cantonese (Traditional) 斯凯达德尔
Catalan corrents
Chinese Simplified 斯凯达德尔
Chinese Traditional 斯凱達德爾
Croatian odavde
Czech uprchnout
Danish smutte væk
Finnish häipyä
French déguerpir
German verdrücken
Greek φεύγω εν πανικώ
Hebrew קדימה, תתחפף
Japanese 一目散に逃げる
Lithuanian mauti
Persian فرار کردن
Russian улепетывать
Serbian (Cyrillic) Иди
Serbian (Latin) Idi
Slovak utiecť
Swedish snabb reträtt
Telugu వక్రద్దె
Turkish tabanları yağlayın
Urdu سکیداددلی
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