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 Like Boyz II Men, Fatone is a longtime attendee of the Kentucky Derby eve party and supporter of Barnstable Brown. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, 2 Aug. 2022 An event attendee and neighbors talked to The Chronicle after the shooting. Kellie Hwang, San Francisco Chronicle, 21 June 2021 During his headlining performance at Wireless Festival in the U.K. on July 1, Lil Uzi Vert threw a phone into the crowd, which apparently hit an attendee in the head and caused a head injury that left her in need of medical assistance. Jack Irvin,, 6 July 2022 An attendee had slumped over, unconscious, at his dinner table. Diane Bellcolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 7 June 2022 The small church also made news last month when two people, including an attendee of the church, were arrested and charged with the kidnapping of a 3-month-old baby. Christian Martinezstaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 12 May 2022 Over dinner in a private dining room at a local restaurant, Mr. Musk didn’t show much interest in talking about Twitter, one attendee said. Rob Copeland, WSJ, 29 Apr. 2022 Kim Jones’s supple Fendi First has also been clutched under the arm of many a chic attendee. Alice Cary, Vogue, 30 Sep. 2021 At a Thanksgiving dinner in Orleans Parish with 10 guests, there is a 10% chance of one attendee being coronavirus-positive. Anna Jones,, 19 Nov. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of attendee

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for attendee

see attend

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Last Updated

10 Aug 2022

Cite this Entry

“Attendee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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