Elopers | definition of elopers by Medical dictionary
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Etymology: ME, gantlopp, to run away
Usage notes: (informal)
to leave a locked or secured psychiatric institution without notice or permission.
1. To run away secretly with a lover, esp. to marry.
2. To leave a hospital, esp. a psychiatric hospital, without permission.
References in periodicals archive
Speakers will address methods to screen for potential elopers
and response techniques.
A community renowned for cosseting cosy couples has cemented many mutually beneficial relationships over the years But even a town which takes great pride in its reputation as the nation's number one destination for elopers
accepts romance has discovered a new home in Gretna.
He was waiting to collect her and the couple then headed for Gretna - not your typical elopers
Certainly, the Brownings were the most famous couple of elopers
in history so they were virtually exiled from England.