Definitions

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  • n. A person to whom something is sent

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the intended recipient of a message

Etymologies

send +‎ -ee (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But that beats the sendee waiting five months for a reply.

    Archive 2007-01-15

  • And the sendee doesn't know the answers have been given many times before.

    Archive 2007-01-15

  • Whipcord lean, with a strong nose and a thick scar along his jaw earned in her sendee, he had been little more than a boy when she found him, cat-quick and already one of the finest swordsmen in her native Tarabon, and for all the years since there had never been a moment when he did less.

    Knife of Dreams

  • “Malia! me give lil baby powder — you no sendee more for doctorman, Malia!” said the soft-voiced, gentle Chinaman who owned her.

    Ultima Thule

  • And each one of them could work for a definite period of time: twelve months or thirteen, depending on rank and branch of sendee.

    1968

  • I told him how I had found out that all of us who had been in the streets were victims of the white man's society I told Archie what I had thought in prison about him; that his brain, which could tape-record hundreds of number combinations a day, should have been put at the sendee of mathematics or science.

    The Autobiography of Malcolm X

  • This man, bespectacled Walter zu Christian, supervized the building up and operation of a vast information-getting and spy sendee.

    England Under Hitler

  • Often we conveyed letters, the chain of communication of which was so complex that we knew neither the sender nor sendee.

    The "Pen" - Long Days in a County Penitentiary

  • Often we conveyed letters, the chain of communication of which was so complex that we knew neither sender nor sendee.

    The Pen

  • And lying-and-mischief-making Mrs Flint, who was passing, told afterwards how she had overheard the Bishop discussing with Mr Sharnall the best means for introducing ritualism into the minster, and how the organist had promised to do his very best to help him so far as the musical part of the sendee was concerned.

    The Nebuly Coat

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