a person who is examined.

Origin of examinee

First recorded in 1780–90; examine + -ee
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Related Words for examinee

rodent, subject, victim, cavy, testee

Examples from the Web for examinee

Historical Examples of examinee

  • The magnitude of the issue makes the examinee—or breaks him.

  • He was neither a son, nor a friend, nor a lover; he ceased to have human ties; he had become an examinee.

    The Roll-Call

    Arnold Bennett

  • As soon as mere denial is ineffectual in face of certain proven facts, the examinee is entirely at the judge's mercy.

  • Between the ages of seventeen and twenty-seven or thirty the examinee will have had to undergo sixteen examinations.

  • Doubtless Steven was slightly embarrassed by the detachment of the examinee, and blundered.

    The Wonder

    J. D. Beresford

British Dictionary definitions for examinee



a person who takes an examination
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