Translation of "truant" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈtruː·ənt/ us /ˈtru·ənt/

a child who is absent from school without permission

niño o niña absentista
play truant UK

to be regularly absent from school without permission

hacer novillos
Most parents are horrified when they discover their children have been playing truant from school.

(Translation of “truant” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈtruənt/

someone who stays away from school etc without permission

The truants were caught and sent back to school.
truancy noun

novillos, ausencia no justificada de un escolar
Truancy is a great problem in some schools.
play truant

to be a truant and stay away from school etc

hacer novillos
He was always playing truant (from school).

(Translation of “truant” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)