attackee

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noun at·tack·ee \ə-ˌta-ˈkē\

Definition of attackee

plural

attackees

  1. :  someone or something that is the victim or target of an attack :  one that is attacked When it attacked someone, an article often included a rebuttal from that person at the story's end—no need to wait for a nasty letter from the attackee in the following month's issue. — Bob Betcher, Press Journal (Vero Beach, Florida), 2 Nov. 2001 This posture will usually cause the attacker to hold off long enough for the attackee to hurry back to its own territory. — Larry S. Thompson, Audubon Magazine, September 1985

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Origin and Etymology of attackee

1attack + 1-ee


First Known Use: 1872


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