Pronunciation: (trOO'unt), [key]
1. a student who stays away from school without permission.
2. a person who shirks or neglects his or her duty.
1. absent from school without permission.
2. neglectful of duty or responsibility; idle.
3. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a truant.
to be truant.
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