Adjective "absconders" definition and examples

(Absconders may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/əbˈskɒndə//abˈskɒndə/

Definitions and examples

noun

  1. 'Indeed, it seems that an attempt to arrest the real absconder on the basis of this warrant would have been unlawful, since he was not the person named in it.'
  2. 'Our goal is to stabilize the ratio of people who are now becoming absconders or fugitives and the number of people we're removing from the country.'

More definitions

1. to depart in a sudden and secret manner, especially to avoid capture and legal prosecution: The cashier absconded with the money.

More examples(as adjective)

"residents can be absconders."

Origin

(abscond)