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escapee

[ih-skey-pee, es-key-] /ɪ skeɪˈpi, ˌɛs keɪ-/
noun
1.
a person who escapes, especially from a prison or other place of detention.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; escape + -ee
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Examples for escapee
  • The escapee must always return, mentally or physically, if not both.
  • These matches often produced different addresses for the defendant, including a new location for a federal escapee.
  • Registered users will now know exactly who escape, including a description of the escapee and their charges.
  • The odds that a high-profile prison escapee will make it to one month are minuscule.
British Dictionary definitions for escapee

escapee

/ɪˌskeɪˈpiː/
noun
1.
a person who has escaped, esp an escaped prisoner
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Word Origin and History for escapee
n.

1865, American English, from escape (v.) + -ee.

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