Definition of no-show noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌnəʊ ˈʃəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnoʊ ˈʃoʊ//
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a person who is expected to be somewhere and does not come; a situation where this happens No-shows are a great problem in the hotel trade. Fans were disappointed by his no-show at the festival.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: no-show