guardee

[ gahr-dee ]
/ ˈgɑr di /
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noun British Informal.


Nearby words

  1. guard's van,
  2. guardafui,
  3. guardant,
  4. guarded,
  5. guardedly,
  6. guardhouse,
  7. guardhouse lawyer,
  8. guardi,
  9. guardi, francesco,
  10. guardian

Origin of guardee

First recorded in 1900–05; guard + -ee

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Examples from the Web for guardee

  • He shared his compartment with a young Guardee, "a sitting case."

    "Contemptible"|"Casualty"


British Dictionary definitions for guardee

guardee

/ (ˌɡɑːˈdiː) /

noun

British informal a guardsman, esp considered as representing smartness and dash
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