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    truant

    truant - Dictionary definition and meaning for word truant

    Definition
    (noun) one who is absent from school without permission
    Synonyms : hooky player
    Definition
    (noun) someone who shirks duty
    Synonyms : no-show , nonattender
    Definition
    (adj) absent without permission
    Synonyms : awol
    Example Sentence
    • truant schoolboys
    • the soldier was AWOL for almost a week
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for truant

truant = (truly + not)means absent.... John is truant(truly + not) in his classroom.

TRAVELLING+ANT...a travelling ant has to stay away from it's school because in school you have to sit at one place

true errant = truant

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