dropout

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

drop·out

noun \ˈdräp-ˌat\

: a person who stops going to a school, college, etc., before finishing : a person who drops out of school

: a person who stops being involved in society because he or she does not believe in its rules, customs, and values

Full Definition of DROPOUT

1
a :  one who drops out of school
b :  one who drops out of conventional society
c :  one who abandons an attempt, activity, or chosen path <a corporate dropout>
2
:  a momentary defect on a magnetic tape or disk caused by a temporary loss of signal

Examples of DROPOUT

  1. The program is designed for dropouts who wish to get high school equivalency certificates.

First Known Use of DROPOUT

1930

Rhymes with DROPOUT

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