ELOPEMENT By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 1. Sdecretly leaving home to marry. 2. A patient leaving a mental hospital without permission. 3. Slang term for an inmate escaping. ELOPEMENT: "Joe and Lyn where happy with their elopement." Related Psychology Terms SHRINK PRIVATE MENTAL HOSPITAL FIRST ADMISSION PLISSIT GAMONOMANIA SPEED STRAIGHT BENNY RUBBER SKIN POPPING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ELOPEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/elopement/ (accessed February 20, 2020).