arrestee

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noun ar·rest·ee \ə-ˌres-ˈtē\

Definition of arrestee

  1. :  a person who is under arrest

1944

First Known Use of arrestee

1944


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arrestee

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noun ar·res·tee \ə-ˌres-ˈtē\

Legal Definition of arrestee

  1. :  a person who is or was under arrest

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