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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tru·ant /ˈtruənt/
 懶惰鬼,曠課者(a.)偷懶的,曠課的,遊蕩的(vi.)偷懶,曠課

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tru·ant, n.  One who stays away from business or any duty; especially, one who stays out of school without leave; an idler; a loiterer; a shirk.
    I have a truant been to chivalry.   --Shak.
 To play truant, to stray away; to loiter; especially, to stay out of school without leave.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tru·ant, a. Wandering from business or duty; loitering; idle, and shirking duty; as, a truant boy.
 While truant Jove, in infant pride,
 Played barefoot on Olympus' side.   --Trumbull.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tru·ant, v. i.  To idle away time; to loiter, or wander; to play the truant.
    By this means they lost their time and truanted on the fundamental grounds of saving knowledge.   --Lowell.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tru·ant, v. t. To idle away; to waste. [R.]
 I dare not be the author
 Of truanting the time.   --Ford.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 truant
      adj : absent without permission; "truant schoolboys"; "the soldier
            was AWOL for almost a week" [syn: awol]
      n 1: one who is absent from school without permission [syn: hooky
           player]
      2: someone who shirks duty [syn: no-show, nonattender]