ad·​vis·​ee əd-ˌvī-ˈzē How to pronounce advisee (audio)
: one who is advised

Examples of advisee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Investing in a leadership coach can help supplement this crucial circle of advisees. Janine Schindler, Forbes, 14 Feb. 2024 Cropper, the former advisee, described Gay as uncommonly invested in her students’ work. Mike Damiano,, 9 June 2023 In this one, Shore plays a college RA who visits one of his advisee's family farm for Thanksgiving. Larry Stansbury, Good Housekeeping, 19 Sep. 2022 Twice a week, Dr. Konrad meets via video call with her advisee, who is sometimes in a bomb shelter. Chelsea Sheasley, The Christian Science Monitor, 7 Apr. 2022 The advisee reported the harassment to Harvard's Title IX office, but the lawsuit alleges that the university chose not to investigate the reports. Taylor Romine, CNN, 10 Feb. 2022 Professor Avita Ronell, a world-renowned professor of German and comparative literature, released a statement on Friday in response to a lawsuit filed against her this week by the former student and advisee, Nimrod Reitman. Stephen R. Groves, Fox News, 17 Aug. 2018 These social workers had 34 students each, far less than the hundreds of advisees that college counselors generally oversee. Lindsay Ellis, Houston Chronicle, 27 Dec. 2017 See More

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Word History


advise + -ee entry 1

First Known Use

1797, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of advisee was in 1797

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“Advisee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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