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See definition of truantry on Dictionary.com
  • as inhooky
  • as intruancy

synonyms for truantry

  • AWOL
  • absenteeism
  • nonappearance
  • nonattendance
  • truancy
  • vacancy
  • French leave
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How to use truantry in a sentence

The child has this truantry when he plays at Indian, for he fashions the universe to his desires.
JOURNEYS TO BAGDADCHARLES S. BROOKS
Rather, the smell of the place urges me indeterminately, diffusedly, to truantry.
JOURNEYS TO BAGDADCHARLES S. BROOKS
That was one thing, at least, from which my truantry protected me.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON, VOLUME 9ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
He was a little man, pale and stooped, but with a genius for truantry—a pilgrim of the Bagdad road.
JOURNEYS TO BAGDADCHARLES S. BROOKS
There is something rather stirring in such prodigious marshaling, but I hear you ask what this has to do with truantry.
JOURNEYS TO BAGDADCHARLES S. BROOKS
Such journey would be the soul of truantry and you should set out upon the road every spring when the wind comes warm.
JOURNEYS TO BAGDADCHARLES S. BROOKS
It was but yesterday on my return from work that I witnessed a sight that moved me pleasantly to thoughts of truantry.
JOURNEYS TO BAGDADCHARLES S. BROOKS
From ethical sophistication and moral truantry Mark Twain evolves an inexhaustible supply of humour.
MARK TWAINARCHIBALD HENDERSON
Then the truth came out, and, had I been only for a mild walk on the links, retribution would have overtaken my truantry.
PRESTER JOHNJOHN BUCHAN
You once suspected me of truantry from your charms—Quedo, quedo!
THE ENTAILED HATGEORGE ALFRED TOWNSEND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TRUANTRY

  • AWOL
  • French leave
  • absenteeism
  • nonappearance
  • nonattendance
  • truancy
  • truantry
  • vacancy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.