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1.
a person who immerses themselves in alternative reality; habitual diversion of the mind to purely imaginative activity or entertainment as an escape from reality or routine.
Food, sleep, sex, music, sports, video games, drugs etc. can all be forms of escapism employed by the escapist
by YoungEscapist March 08, 2012
 
2.
An escape artist. Someone who escapes either a bad situation quite easily, Or a person who breaks out of jail alot.
1)The man has broken out of so many prisons he is now known as an escapist.

2)The woman has a tendency to get out of arguements quite easily. Her husband now calls her an escapist.
by Kriztyn December 02, 2006