Definition of EE

 (Entry 1 of 3)

electrical engineer

Definition of -ee (Entry 2 of 3)

1 : recipient or beneficiary of (a specified action) appointee grantee
2 : person furnished with (a specified thing) patentee
3 : person that performs (a specified action) escapee

Definition of -ee (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : one associated with bargee
2 : a particular especially small kind of bootee
3 : one resembling or suggestive of goatee

History and Etymology for EE

Noun suffix (1)

Middle English -e, from Anglo-French , from , past participle ending, from Latin -atus

Noun suffix (2)

probably alteration of -y

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“EE.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/EE. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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\ ˈē, ˌē \

Kids Definition of -ee

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : person who receives or benefits from a specified thing or action addressee
2 : person who does a specified thing escapee

Kids Definition of -ee (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : a certain and especially a small kind of bootee
2 : one like or suggesting goatee

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