Adjective "awol" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈeɪwɒl/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Absent from where one should be but without intent to desert.
  1. humorous 'now the parrot has gone AWOL'

Definitions

1. away from military duties without permission, but without the intention of deserting. noun

2. a soldier or other military person who is absent from duty without leave. Idioms

3. go AWOL, to depart from military duty without leave. to absent oneself without explanation.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be awol."

"chucks can be awol."

"systems can be awol."

Origin

(AWOL)1920s: acronym from absent without (official) leave.