verb (used without object), ske·dad·dled, ske·dad·dling.
Words nearby skedaddle
Origin of skedaddle
Examples from the Web for skedaddle
Skedaddle onto the equally heart-stopping Million Dollar Highway to Ouray and Telluride.
During the night the enemy made their appearance, the bell was rung and the skedaddle enacted!Our campaign around Gettysburg|John Lockwood
The defence was too strong, and our force too small; we had to skedaddle, or we'd have seen Libby in a way we didn't like.The Militants|Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews
But Lieutenant Bennett got his guns in position, and sent over several shells, which caused them to “skedaddle” in all directions.Our Battery|Orlando P. Cutter