Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who is selected, especially for military service.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who is selected

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • More likely, though, Murphy was a "selectee" -- chosen for heightened security by a process that is part random, part based on a variety of factors, most of which are not publicly disclosed, but which are known to include holding a one-way ticket and purchasing a ticket in cash.

    From the WSJ Opinion Archives

  • This is called a selectee list, only 14,000 people on this list.

    CNN Transcript Dec 28, 2009

  • The other is called the selectee list and contains the names of people whose boarding passes will always be marked with SSSS and who have to undergo intensive extra screening of their person and carry-ons.

    Stuck on the No-Fly List

  • I have no problem with having "selectee" lists, and identifying people who need increased scrutiny.

    Balkinization

  • I have no problem with having "selectee" lists, and identifying people who need increased scrutiny.

    Balkinization

  • I have no problem with having "selectee" lists, and identifying people who need increased scrutiny.

    Balkinization

  • Now, Kip Hawley is an Idiot comes along to explain that he was actually a "selectee".

    Balkinization

  • I have no problem with having "selectee" lists, and identifying people who need increased scrutiny.

    Balkinization

  • I have no problem with having "selectee" lists, and identifying people who need increased scrutiny.

    Balkinization

  • I have no problem with having "selectee" lists, and identifying people who need increased scrutiny.

    Balkinization

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.