from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The absence of a child from school without permission.
  • noun The neglect of work or duty

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

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

  • noun failure to attend (especially school)


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