Meaning of no-show

no-show

Pronunciation: (nō'shō"), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who makes a reservation and neither uses nor cancels it.
  2. a person who purchases an admission ticket and doesn't use it.
  3. any absentee.
—adj.
  1. not appearing as scheduled or expected.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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