at·tend·ee | \ə-ˌten-ˈdē, 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.

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Those players are likely the same ones bidding hundreds of dollars for E3 Fortnite swag that was given to attendees for free. Kyle Orland, Ars Technica, "Players paying up to $450 for disc-based copies of Fortnite," 26 June 2018 Donald Trump and Mike Pence delivered a rally to over 7,000 attendees in Elkhart, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Maureen Groppe, Indianapolis Star, "Why Mike Pence's selection as VP was seen as a reward for his faithfulness and other revelations in new book," 12 June 2018 Vendors offered up every type of wine imaginable — dry, sweet, red, white, Cabernet Sauvignon, rosé — to attendees of the H-E-B Wine Walk at Market Street. Patricia Dillon, Houston Chronicle, "Wine & Food Week: Market Street transformed into wine walkabout," 9 June 2018 The legendary Brad Davis of WDRC-AM 1360 will be broadcasting live with local celebrities and special guests serving breakfast to attendees. Courant Community, "Community News For The West Hartford Edition," 5 June 2018 In addition to the awards ceremony, lunch, silent auction and a 50/50 raffle, a table centerpiece contest was of interest to attendees. Sue Strachan,, "8 celebrated at 42nd annual Great Lady/Great Gentleman Awards," 5 June 2018 LiB offers incredible workshops, panels, yoga classes and performances that are open to all attendees. Marko Prelic, Teen Vogue, "Lightning in a Bottle 2018 Festival Style," 1 June 2018 Limited camping is available, according to the website; some half-dozen hotels offer discounts to attendees. Lauren Daley,, "Summer music fests worth the drive," 30 May 2018 The money is being spent paying musicians, funding Cline’s cultural mission trips to town over the the last year, and helping produce an 80-page booklet about the project that will be handed out to all attendees. Dan Deluca,, "How Wilco guitarist Nels Cline remade his 'Lovers' especially for Philadelphia," 25 May 2018

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

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