absentee definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
a person who is absent, as from work, school, etc.
designating or of a landlord or owner whose personal residence is distant from any other property owned, esp. from such property rented to another
absentee definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
One that is absent.adjective
- Of or relating to one that is absent.
- Not in residence: absentee landlords. See Usage Note at -ee1.
absentee - Legal Definition
A person who is not where he or she would normally be found, such as a place of residence or work.