absent without leave
He is furious about it, and declares that he will catch him and have him tried by court-martial for being absent without leave.
Beg pardon, Sir, beg pardon—rough soldier—lived away from the world so long, words slipped out of my mouth—absent without leave.
What was it to me whether or not he was absent without leave?
Frodsham came for orders, Mr. Menzies reported Glyde absent without leave.
He returned, was fined 25 for being absent without leave, and was reinstated in office.
On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to absent without leave, such as: absent from duty, awol, desertion, french leave, hooky, and truancy.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.