Top Definition
1.
An automated unidirectional staircase which grants immediate gratification; because why escalator, when you can escanow.
2.
Also called moving staircase, moving stairway. a continuously moving stairway on an endless loop for carrying passengers up or down.
3.
a means of rising or descending, increasing or decreasing, etc., especially by stages: the social escalator.
Why take the escalator when you could take the escanow?
As young timmy took the escalator to the airport's lower level with his mother he thought to himself...shouldn't it be called an escanow?
by Rob.M July 30, 2011
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