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no–show

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noun \ˈnō-ˌshō, -ˈshō\

Definition of no–show

  1. 1 :  a person who reserves space (as on an airplane) but neither uses nor cancels the reservation

  2. 2 :  a person who buys a ticket but does not attend; broadly :  a person who is expected but who does not show up

  3. 3 :  failure to show up

First Known Use of no–show

1819


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no–show

adjective

Definition of no–show

  1. :  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

1955


NO–SHOW Defined for English Language Learners

no-show

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Definition of no–show for English Language Learners

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

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