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no-show

Syllabification: no-show

Definition of no-show in English:

noun

A person who has made a reservation, booking, or appointment but neither keeps nor cancels it.
Example sentences
  • Supervisors need to predetermine how to handle no-shows or canceled appointments related to hospital visits, illnesses, or death of a family member.
  • Hotels must juggle cancellations, no-shows, guests who extend their stays beyond their original reservations and rooms that are taken out of service for repairs.
  • Elton John, Liam Neeson, and Michael Douglas were no-shows - unlike the guests of Liza's mother Judy Garland's generation, including Kirk Douglas and Judy's regular co-star Mickey Rooney.

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