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  • noun One who is sponsored.

Etymologies

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sponsor +‎ -ee

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  • A "Sponsee" is a person who a sponsor works with in a Twelve Step program; usually by assisting them to work the Twelve Steps of that particular fellowship.

    September 24, 2009

  • just saw this in a corpseak-laden document about an internal mentoring program.

    I have deep misgivings about the word, engendering a crisis my usually laissez-faire attitude towards English usage may not survive

    July 29, 2013