truantry
noun (plural -ries) Date: 15th century truancy

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  • truantry — [tro͞o′ən trē] n. var. of TRUANCY …   English World dictionary

  • truantry — ntrē, ntri noun ( es) : truancy thought I had had enough of truantry R.L.Stevenson …   Useful english dictionary

  • truantry — /trooh euhn tree/, n., pl. truantries. truancy. [1400 50; late ME; see TRUANT, RY] * * * …   Universalium

  • truantry — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun An unexcused absence: cut, truancy. Informal: hooky. See SEEK …   English dictionary for students

  • truantry — n. state or act of being absent from school (or work, etc.) without permission n. condition of being one who stays out of school without permission; condition of being one who evades his responsibilities; an instance of being truant …   English contemporary dictionary

  • truantry — tru·ant·ry …   English syllables

  • truancy — /trooh euhn see/, n., pl. truancies. 1. the act or state of being truant. 2. an instance of being truant: His parents were questioned about his many truancies. Also, truantry. [1775 85; TRU(ANT) + ANCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • cut — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. incise, carve, dissect, slice, shave, trim, shape; separate, divide, split, sever; abridge, shorten, diminish, reduce, curtail; hurt, sting, wound, snub, ignore; reap, gather. See disjunction,… …   English dictionary for students

  • hooky — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun Informal. An unexcused absence: cut, truancy, truantry. See SEEK …   English dictionary for students

  • truancy — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun An unexcused absence: cut, truantry. Informal: hooky. See SEEK …   English dictionary for students

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