1. a student who stays away from school without permission.
2. a person who shirks or neglects his or her duty.
She plays truant when she doesn't like the teachers teaching for the day
by Jesus is wonderful August 03, 2008
Top Definition
Noun (1): Someone who shirks school or work in pursuit of self-chosen desires.

Noun (2): The pseudonym for quite possibly the most antisocial outcast this planet has seen.

Verb: To shirk school or work in pursuit of self-chosen desires/activities.
Noun (1): Mrs. Felcher: "We used to have a garden gnome, but some truant stole it to hock it for a dime bag."

Noun (2): Wayno: "That Truant guy is a legend in his own mind. Quitting a good job because of his hosebeast boss. Took some balls, man."

Verb: Norling: "Since Truant's gone truant, he ain't been right."
by Truant January 13, 2004
Used mostly in schools.

Intentionally absent without a legitimate excuse.
Basically, Ditching class.
Person 1:"Why'd you mark me truant???"
Person 2:"Don't act like I didn't see you ditch MY class!"
Person 1:"FUCK YOU"
by JK NAW MEAN NIGGA September 14, 2010
Noun: A student who skips school without a good explanation. (E.g. Not sick)

Person 1: Why didn't you come to school yesterday?
Person 2: Because I didn't feel like it. xD
Person 1: Fuck You. Bish -_-
Victoria always skips school, she's such a truant. Smh
by OohShitImAsian December 06, 2015
Comes from the latin: Konarus Caffeinatus Erectus
Hey he's wired like a Truant.
by Philip C. Samaro January 14, 2004

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