Definition of escapist adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

escapist

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ɪˈskeɪpɪst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈskeɪpɪst//
 
 
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(of an activity, form of entertainment, etc.) that helps you avoid or forget unpleasant or boring things escapist entertainment/fantasies romantic novels and other escapist literature