AskDefine | Define dropout

Dictionary Definition



1 someone who quits school before graduation
2 someone who withdraws from a social group or environment

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Alternative spellings


  1. Someone who has left an educational institution without completing the course
    The politicians of the world are mere political university dropouts.


  • Finnish: koulupudokas, keskeyttäjä
  • Spanish: estudiante de carrera trunca

See also

drop out

Extensive Definition

Dropout may refer to:
dropout in Japanese: 落ちこぼれ

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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