attendee

noun
at·​tend·​ee | \ ə-ˌten-ˈdē How to pronounce attendee (audio) , ˌa- \

Definition of attendee

: a person who is present on a given occasion or at a given place attendees at a convention

Examples of attendee in a Sentence

There were 300 attendees at the conference.
Recent Examples on the Web Organized by local orchestras, the recitals offer attendees their first taste of live music since the country went under lockdown in March. David Leonhardt, New York Times, "How Virus Data Can Mislead," 18 May 2020 Guidance from Cooper's office had said there would not be limits on outdoor worship services but attendees should follow social distancing as much as possible. Dakin Andone And Artemis Moshtaghian, CNN, "A person who was Covid-19 positive attended a church service and exposed 180 people, officials say," 17 May 2020 The new inLine Reservation System offers a virtual line for theme park attendees. Chris Sims, The Indianapolis Star, "Here's how Holiday World will look different after reopening during coronavirus," 16 May 2020 More: New stay home protest planned in Lansing — and cops, leaders have message for attendeesThe rally is organized by American Patriot Rally, the same group that is listed as the organizer for the April 30 protest in Lansing. Meredith Spelbring, Detroit Free Press, "Barry County sheriff to speak at stay-at-home protest rally in Grand Rapids," 16 May 2020 As the crane operator raised the final beam, virtual attendees could see on it the signatures of hospital staff and project team members. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al, "Robins & Morton marks milestone on $256 million Florida project," 15 May 2020 But unlike their peers at other institutions, who return home for holidays, Catherine House attendees spend their entire three years sequestered. The Atlantic Culture Desk, The Atlantic, "20 Books to Read in Quarantine This Summer," 15 May 2020 Want-to-be drive-in attendees will need to check the guidelines of their local districts before making their way to the theater. Aric Jenkins, Fortune, "Drive-in theaters are back. These are the movies you can see, and where you can see them," 15 May 2020 But unlike most Zoom calls, these attendees were almost exclusively wearing pastel-coloured, puff-sleeve dresses made of flammable fabrics. Connie Wang, refinery29.com, "The Secret To Parenting During A Pandemic Is Calling A Princess On Zoom," 13 May 2020

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First Known Use of attendee

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for attendee

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The first known use of attendee was in 1908

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21 May 2020

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“Attendee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/attendee. Accessed 24 May. 2020.

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attendee

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English Language Learners Definition of attendee

: a person who is present at an event, meeting, etc., or at a particular place

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