[sahy-nee, sahy-nee]


a person who signs a document, register, etc.; signer; signatory: a signee of the Declaration of Independence.

Origin of signee

First recorded in 1950–55; sign + -ee Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for signee

Historical Examples of signee

  • If any paper is ever signed, it is confirmed by certain scratches or marks known to belong to so and so—the signee.

    Cathedral Cities of Spain

    William Wiehe Collins

Word Origin and History for signee

1953, from sign (v.) + -ee.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper