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1. absentee

noun. ['ˌæbsənˈtiː'] one that is absent or not in residence.

Synonyms

  • hooky player
  • exile
  • traveler
  • traveller
  • expat
  • truant
  • AWOL
  • defaulter

Antonyms

  • immigrate
  • citizen
  • present
  • creditor

Etymology

  • -ee (English)
  • absent (English)
  • absenter (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Absentee

  • kagarlitsky
  • sffed
  • directv
  • cacld
  • branitzky
  • awb
  • woodmansee
  • u_s_m_c
  • mitcheltree
  • knbc
  • hardigree
  • hardegree
  • hammontree
  • franchisee
  • bourgeoisie
  • yangtze
  • st_marie
  • signori
  • resignee
  • powerpc
  • ocheltree
  • nyet
  • mckelvie
  • licensee
  • lapd
  • interviewee
  • inductee
  • hohensee
  • hnat
  • gymboree

How do you pronounce absentee?

Pronounce absentee as ˌæbsənˈti.

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Sentences with absentee


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your absentee gift can be less, about half of what you would have given if attending.

2. Adjective
Many were absentee landlords who lived elsewhere in Ireland or in Great Britain.

Quotes about absentee


1. It's a mean story, Helen fumed. An absentee father who demands that his children put him at the center of their lives and beg for his return. Sister Priscilla didn't think it was mean, apparently. She was so in love with God that she had married him, even though she would not see his face, hear his voice, or feel his embrace for as long as she lived. One of us, Helen, thought is flying blind.
- Mark Salzman, Lying Awake

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