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  1. the person to whom something is sent.
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Origin of sendee

First recorded in 1800–10; send1 + -ee
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Examples from the Web for sendee

Historical Examples

  • In all cases the addresses of the sender and of the sendee were carried free.

    The British State Telegraphs

    Hugo Richard Meyer

  • Indeed, it does please me; but how came you possessed of this art, the most prized in the sendee of a page?

    The Circassian Chief

    W.H.G. Kingston

  • Mr. Yup complies with the request, and responds by telegraph, "Me you trunkee you sendee."

  • Often we conveyed letters, the chain of communication of which was so complex that we knew neither sender nor sendee.

    The Road

    Jack London