absentee,n.1. A person who is away from his or her usual residence; one who is absent. 2. A
person who is not present where expected. 3. A person who either resides out of state or has
departed from the state without having a representative there.
“Generally, a person is an absentee when he is absent from his domicile or usual place of
residence; but in light of pertinent statutes he is an absentee when he is without the state and has
no representative therein.” 1 C.J.S. Ab-sentee § 2, at 339 (1985).
absentee,adj. Having the characteristics of an absentee <absentee voter>.
absentee,adv. In an absentee manner <Debby voted absentee>. [Blacks Law 8th]