or awol, A.W.O.L., a.w.o.l.
- to depart from military duty without leave.
- to absent oneself without explanation.
Origin of AWOL
British Dictionary definitions for go awol
Culture definitions for go awol
To take unauthorized time off from work, school, or other duties: “Let's go AWOL and catch a baseball game this afternoon.” AWOL is an acronym for “absent without leave [permission].” The term originated with the military during World War I.
Idioms and Phrases with go awol
see absent without leave.