Synonyms of 'truant'
In his fourth year he was truanting regularly.
He pleaded guilty to absenting himself without leave.
She was in trouble over playing truant.
skive (British , slang)
The company treated me as though I were skiving.
bunk off (slang)
He was sacked for shirking.
bob off (British , slang)
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If someone or something is absent from a place or situation where they should be or where they usually are, they are not there.
He has been absent from his desk for two weeks.
An absentee is a person who is expected to be in a particular place but who is not there.
Minnihoma is the most notable absentee from this Saturday's race.
Thesaurus for truant from the Collins English Thesaurus
A truant is a pupil who stays away from school without permission .