no-show


1no–show

noun \ˈnō-ˌshō, -ˈshō\

: someone who is expected to be somewhere but does not arrive or appear

Full Definition of NO-SHOW

1
:  a person who reserves space (as on an airplane) but neither uses nor cancels the reservation
2
:  a person who buys a ticket but does not attend; broadly :  a person who is expected but who does not show up
3
:  failure to show up

First Known Use of NO-SHOW

1941

2no–show

adjective

Definition of NO-SHOW

:  of, relating to, or being a job for which the holder is paid but performs few duties or is rarely present for work

First Known Use of NO-SHOW

1975

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