- the person, company, or the like to whom a piece of mail is addressed.
Origin of addressee
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for addressees
All printed matter (periodicals and other) should be delivered to the addressees.The Russian Turmoil
Anton Ivanovich Denikin
Full information on what is known of each of the addressees will be found in the introductions to the poems in the commentary.
The anecdotes dealing with the reception of these letters by their addressees are all fabulous in character.
- a person or organization to whom a letter, parcel, etc, is addressed
- a person who is addressed in conversation, a speech, a poem, etc
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Word Origin and History for addressees
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper