absentee ballot


: a vote that is submitted before an election by a voter who is not able to be present when the election occurs

Full Definition of ABSENTEE BALLOT

:  a ballot submitted (as by mail) in advance of an election by a voter who is unable to be present at the polls

First Known Use of ABSENTEE BALLOT



Next Word in the Dictionary: absenteeismPrevious Word in the Dictionary: absenteeAll Words Near: absentee ballot
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears