noun, plural tru·an·cies.
Origin of truancy
Examples from the Web for truancy
Contemporary Examples of truancy
The sheriff charged them with truancy, and then he and his officers ran them out of town.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’
January 2, 2015
For example, in 2008, Los Angeles issued 12,000 fines for truancy.
In contrast, other jurisdictions only fine students for truancy, not the parents.
Some of the commentators on the Toronto Life site note that it is peculiar that truancy laws weren't enforced in this situation.Allah in the Cafeteria
March 21, 2012
Some, traumatized by a sexual assault, missed school and were arrested for truancy.The Woman Who Beat Craigslist
September 27, 2010
Historical Examples of truancy
She was accused of truancy; she admitted it, even confessed her rendezvous in the Park.The Cricket
Your truancy has been grievous to your friends, no less than to yourself.The Fair God
Now I differ with him, and I even mean to win this day by such a piece of truancy.The Rise of Iskander
They treated us as truants only, and as if they quite understood our truancy.Herland
Charlotte Perkins Stetson Gilman
I have my own idea of how this truancy question is going to be solved.A Ten Year War
Jacob A. Riis