no-show definition

  • noun:
    • one that's expected but will not appear, especially:
    • A person who reserves a location, as on an airplane, but neither makes use of nor cancels the reservation.
    • A person who purchases a ticket for an event but does not go to.
    • an individual who unexplainedly fails to keep a consultation.
    • An absence; a person who does not arrive or a deep failing to help make a schedule look, especially at a person's place of employment.
    • a person who shirks a duty.
    • an individual who is anticipated to go to a gathering but does not come.
    • a guest who doesn't inform a hotel or restaurant when canceling a reservation
    • someone who shirks responsibility
  • adjective:
    • needing little if any actual attendance or work: a no-show political patronage work.

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