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.

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Back in September, the royals attended the Coach Core Awards, where Meghan was spotted playing catch with other attendees. Maggie Maloney, Town & Country, "Kate Middleton Wore a Gray Blazer and Black Jeans to Visit Coach Core," 30 Oct. 2018 Over the weekend, a group of women attended the annual event in Avengers costumes like many other attendees. Zoë Weiner, Teen Vogue, "Hijabi Women Dressed Like the "Avengers" at Comic Con," 10 Oct. 2018 This year’s event had a rocky start: its official app allowed users to access personal contact information of other attendees, without a password. Andrew Liptak, The Verge, "Conference app for the UK’s Conservative Party leaked attendee data," 30 Sep. 2018 The next day started bright and early in the classroom as Heffring gave me and the other five attendees a condensed course on what to expect. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "How a day driving high-downforce cars at VIR taught me I’m OK being slow," 11 Sep. 2018 Other attendees were also seen approaching sv3rige and his friends, inquiring into his actions. Michael Bartiromo, Fox News, "Man protests vegan food festival in Amsterdam by eating raw, bloody veal heart," 16 Aug. 2018 On the second floor of a downtown Frederick restaurant, Bryan Chaney and other attendees of a community meeting could barely hear the speaker as rain and hail pelted the windows Tuesday night. Dana Hedgpeth, Washington Post, "‘It was relentless’: Surge of rainwater floods streets, submerges cars in Maryland," 16 May 2018 But first, attendees will have to get through this year’s auto show. Adrienne Roberts, WSJ, "Slush, Snow, the ‘Cobo Cough.’ Detroit Holds Its Last Winter Auto Show," 13 Jan. 2019 Other attendees at tonight's fête included Prince Charles, the Duchess of Cornwall, Prince William, and the Duchess of Cambridge. Kayleigh Roberts, Harper's BAZAAR, "Queen Elizabeth II Looks More Regal Than Ever at the Annual Diplomatic Reception," 4 Dec. 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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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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