Synonyms Of absentee

Definition Of absentee

noun

a person who is expected or required to be present at a place or event but is not.

Asked yesterday why 38 of the party's 163 MPs were not present, Mrs May said the absentees all had ‘good reasons’.

Example Of absentee

  • absentee pupils

  • A biting wind and swirling snow kept attendance low and meant that the absentees missed an evening of sparkling music from the Duke Ellington Orchestra.

  • an absentee from the match

  • Asked yesterday why 38 of the party's 163 MPs were not present, Mrs May said the absentees all had ‘good reasons’.

  • But those players aren't guaranteed to keep their places as no less then seven absentees from Monday's derby at Victory Park are set to return.


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