Definitions

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

  • n. One who is drafted, especially for military service.

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  • n. One who is drafted (into a military service, etc)

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

  • n. someone who is drafted into military service

Etymologies

From draft +‎ -ee. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • One prevalent "myth," we are told, was that African Americans were overrepresented in draftee ranks during that conflict.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • "Behind a draftee is the order of an officer _ we are interested in the officer."

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  • "Behind a draftee is the order of an officer - we are interested in the officer."

    Statesman - AP Sports

  • Unfortunately, as a firefighter "draftee" (i.e. Guardsman turned firefighter) the line gear you get issued leaves a lot to be desired.

    Kit Up

  • What Elder might have done is to mistake the draftee figure for 1966 -- which happened to be 13.4% -- with the population figures.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • In any case, the actual draftee numbers are telling.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • With these organizational dynamics, what personal habits do we find to be the most common ineffective behaviors for the new sales draftee?

    Marshall Goldsmith: When Service Turns to Sales

  • -- Junior quarterback Dan Persa entered spring ball as the heir apparent to NFL draftee Mike Kafka and he did nothing to jeopardize his status.

    Northwestern - Team Notes

  • Junior quarterback Dan Persa entered spring ball as the heir apparent to NFL draftee Mike Kafka and he did nothing to jeopardize his status.

    Around the BigTen Conference

  • His agent, Scott Leventhal, has watched his client grow from college draftee to relief ace, and he views the personal qualities—the maturity—on display through the Tuscaloosa rebuilding as a major reason why Robertson would succeed if he were to someday become the closer.

    Is This Rivera's Successor?

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