Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The one to whom something, such as goods or merchandise, is consigned.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The person to whom a shipment is to be delivered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The person to whom goods or other things are consigned; a factor; -- correlative to consignor.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The person to whom goods or other property sent by carrier are consigned or addressed; specifically, one who has the care or disposal of goods received upon consignment; a factor.

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

  • n. the person to whom merchandise is delivered over

Etymologies

From consign + -ee (Wiktionary)

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