a proportional shoe width size narrower than EEE and wider than E.
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Definition for EE (2 of 4)
a suffix forming from transitive verbs nouns which denote a person who is the object or beneficiary of the act specified by the verb (addressee; employee; grantee); recent formations now also mark the performer of an act, with the base being an intransitive verb (escapee; returnee; standee) or, less frequently, a transitive verb (attendee) or another part of speech (absentee; refugee).
Origin of -ee
<French -é, (masculine), -ée (feminine), past participle endings <Latin -ātus, -āta-ate1
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British Dictionary definitions for EE (1 of 5)
/ (iː) /
noun plural een (iːn)
a Scot word for eye 1
British Dictionary definitions for EE (2 of 5)
the internet domain name for
British Dictionary definitions for EE (3 of 5)
(in New Zealand) ewe equivalent
British Dictionary definitions for EE (4 of 5)
suffix forming nouns
indicating a person who is the recipient of an action (as opposed, esp in legal terminology, to the agent, indicated by -or or -er)assignee; grantee; lessee
indicating a person in a specified state or conditionabsentee; employee
indicating a diminutive form of somethingbootee
Word Origin for -ee
via Old French -e, -ee, past participial endings, from Latin -ātus, -āta -ate 1
British Dictionary definitions for EE (5 of 5)
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