Translation of "truant" - English-Spanish dictionary

truant

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

faltar a clase, 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)

truant

noun /ˈtruənt/

someone who stays away from school etc without permission

novillero
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)