Definition of arrestee
: a person who is under arrest
Recent Examples of arrestee from the Web
A retired police officer in Louisiana has been convicted of kicking an auto burglary suspect in the face while the arrestee was being handcuffed by an officer.
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First Known Use of arrestee
Legal Definition of arrestee
: a person who is or was under arrest
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