Definition of escapology in US English:



  • The skill of freeing oneself from the confinement of such things as ropes, handcuffs, and chains, as a form of entertainment.

    ‘her showbiz talents include dance and escapology’
    as modifier ‘an escapology act of which the great Houdini would have been proud’
    figurative ‘even by United's standards of escapology it was an outstanding recovery’