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truant

tru·ant

truant

 
 
pronunciation:
tru nt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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Word Combinations (noun, adjective)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who is absent without permission, esp. from a school.
similar words:
absentee, delinquent, no-show
definition 2: one who shirks a duty or obligation.
synonyms:
shirker, slacker
similar words:
absentee, delinquent, do-nothing, dodger, goof-off, loafer
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: absent, esp. from school, without permission.
similar words:
absent, absent without leave
definition 2: neglectful of a duty or obligation.
synonyms:
delinquent, derelict, negligent, remiss
similar words:
careless, do-nothing, idle, lax, lazy, neglectful, slack
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derivation: truancy (n.)