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tru·ant

truant

 
 
pronunciation:
tru nt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition: a person who is absent from school without permission.
similar words:
absentee
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: absent from school without permission.
The truant student failed all of her exams.
similar words:
absent
derivation: truancy (n.)