noun ad·mit·tee \ad-ˌmi(t)-ˈtē\

Definition of admittee




  1. :  a person who is allowed to enter a place (such as a college or university) :  a person who is admitted But the college can’t know exactly how many will accept. Worse, it can’t know which ones. In putting together its admittee list it took great pains to strike a balance—men and women, athletes and musicians, black and white, rich and poor. — James Fallows, The Atlantic, November 2003

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Origin and Etymology of admittee

1admit + 1-ee

First Known Use: 1735

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capable of being understood in two ways

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