presentee

[ prez-uh n-tee ]
/ ˌprɛz ənˈti /
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noun

a person to whom something is presented.
a person who is presented, as to a benefice.
a debutante.

Nearby words

  1. presentation,
  2. presentational,
  3. presentationalism,
  4. presentationism,
  5. presentative,
  6. presenteeism,
  7. presenter,
  8. presentient,
  9. presentiment,
  10. presentist

Origin of presentee

From Anglo-French, dating back to 1490–1500; see origin at present2, -ee

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British Dictionary definitions for presentee

presentee

/ (ˌprɛzənˈtiː) /

noun

a person who is presented, as at court
a person to whom something is presented
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