no-show no-show

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a guest who fails to notify a hotel or restaurant when canceling a reservation
  2. (n) someone who shirks duty

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The director takes aim at the comedian and PTI 100 no-show and recruits other celebrities to his cause.
  2. In the end, the First Dude wasn't the only no-show.
  3. Whether out of fear or a deep allegiance to the code of silence, witnesses simply aren't talking, and cities are increasingly exerting their own pressure on no-show witnesses.

News

  1. Embattled Paula Deen a no-show on Friday's 'Today'

    Celebrity cook Paula Deen was a no-show Friday at the "Today" show, where she was scheduled to appear to answer questions about past use of racial slurs. "Today" host Matt Lauer told ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Embattled celebrity cook Paula Deen a no-show on Friday's 'Today' show for scheduled interview

    NEW YORK — Celebrity cook Paula Deen was a no-show Friday at the "Today" show, where she was scheduled to appear to answer questions about past use of racial slurs.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  3. Embattled Paula Deen a no-show on Friday's 'Today' - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    NEW YORK (AP) - Celebrity cook Paula Deen was a no-show Friday at the "Today" show, where she was scheduled to appear to answer questions about past use of racial slurs.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

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