Definitions for absenteeˌæb sənˈti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ab•sen•teeˌæb sənˈti(n.)

  1. a person who is absent, esp. from work or school.

  2. a property owner who does not live on or near certain property owned.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. absentee(noun)

    one that is absent or not in residence


  1. absentee(Noun)

    A person who is absent from his or her employment, school, post, duty, etc.

  2. absentee(Noun)

    A landholder who lives in another district or country than the one in which his estate is situated.

  3. absentee(Noun)

    One that is nonextistent or lacking.

  4. absentee(Adjective)

    Pertaining to one that is absent.

  5. absentee(Adjective)

    Not in residence.

  6. Origin: * First attested in 1537.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Absentee(noun)

    one who absents himself from his country, office, post, or duty; especially, a landholder who lives in another country or district than that where his estate is situated; as, an Irish absentee


  1. Absentee

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Translations for absentee

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a person who is not present, especially frequently (eg at work, school etc).

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