from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act or condition of being absent without permission.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of shirking from responsibilities and duties – refers especially to school absentees.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of playing truant, or the state of being truant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Truant conduct; the habit or practice of playing truant.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. failure to attend (especially school)


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