What does the word escapade mean?

Usage examples for escapade

  1. He received a dishonorable discharge for this escapade. – Studies in Forensic Psychiatry by Bernard Glueck
  2. " Bessie, has my sister indulged in any shocking escapade in my absence? – Betty Zane by Zane Grey
  3. At first Bob thought the mariner might be telling of the escapade of the tic- tac, but when his mother made a warning gesture of silence to Captain Spark on beholding Bob the boy was puzzled. – Bob the Castaway by Frank V. Webster