from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Plural form of kidnappee.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Also flagged up was that Miliband has lost patience with the kidnappers of 5 Britons in Iraq and has issued instructions for the kidnappees' release.
The Venezuelan dictator wants the FARC, a world-recognized and UN-declared terrorist group, taken off the Watch List because they released TWO, that's TWO, of the over 3000 kidnappees they have held for years, even decades!
The U.S. and British forces down there, coalition forces, are conducting an aggressive rescue operation, trying to identify the vehicles, as well as trying to rescue these kidnappees from those that took them hostage -- Miles.
Two kidnappers, two kidnappees, and one trapped innocent bystander.
So our kidnappees aren't just stuck in a small town for ransom, or because they were chosen at random for an experiment, they were chosen because each one of them could have great influence in the world.
One love: Somalis living in the UK are campaigning to get kidnappees the Chandlers released.
There certainly were cases of kidnappees not wanting to return -- from very early settlers (for instance, The Unredeemed