escaper

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

escape +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

escaper (plural escapers)

  1. Person who escapes.
    • 2012, July 15. Richard Williams in Guardian Unlimited, Tour de France 2012: Carpet tacks cannot force Bradley Wiggins off track
      The timing of the incident raised the question, almost certainly destined to remain unanswered, of whether, having allowed the escapers to pass by unhindered, the culprit had waited specifically for the yellow jersey group before sowing his mischief.

Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

escaper

  1. Alternative form of eschaper

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ps, *-pt are modified to s, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.