Definition of “truant” - English Dictionary

“truant” in British English

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truantnoun

uk /ˈtruː.ənt/ us /ˈtruː.ənt/

truantverb [ I ]

uk /ˈtruː.ənt/ us /ˈtruː.ənt/ UK

(Definition of “truant” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“truant” in American English

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truantnoun [ C ]

us /ˈtru·ənt/

someone who is absent from school without permission

truancy
noun [ U ] us /ˈtru·ən·si/

Truancy is a serious problem in many schools.

(Definition of “truant” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)