absconder absconder

Definition(s):

  • (n) a fugitive who runs away and hides to avoid arrest or prosecution

Usage(s):

  1. When an absconder turns up with the loot of an investment company to which her husband's savings are entrusted, she promptly switches her affections to him.
  2. In this story, as in life, an absconder like Eddie can't return to Singapore without facing prosecution.

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Quotes

  1. "The interpol has declared Dawood Ibrahim as absconder and United States declared him as an international terrorist. The Indian courts have also declared him as absconder. These are formidable cases for Pakistan government to carry out its promise...
    on May 17, 2008 By: LK Advani Source: Hindu

  2. "MQM is raising filth both in the assembly and on television channels. Its chief is a terrorist and an absconder, and responsible for all the killings in Karachi on May 12. MQM should be ashamed of what it has been doing," Imran said.
    on Jun 23, 2007 By: Imran Khan Source: DailyIndia.com

  3. "Advani is an accused in a conspiracy case to kill Jinnah. He is an international absconder," Mr Yadav alleged.
    on Sep 5, 2004 By: Lalu Prasad Source: Pakistan Dawn

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