Definition of escaper in English:



See escape

  • ‘One of the country's most notorious prison escapers broke out of a top-security wing at the prison - and no-one noticed.’
  • ‘It comes as something of a surprise to learn that many of the most dedicated Allied escapers respected their resourceful Luftwaffe antagonists.’
  • ‘Survival on a southern chain gang is the main theme of this book in which a prolific escaper pits himself against authority in a constant test of wills.’
  • ‘Like every prisoner in that 18th-century castle in Saxony, Crawford was a one-man awkward squad, a habitual escaper and troublemaker.’
  • ‘The media place great emphasis on every prison escaper.’