auditionee

noun
au·​di·​tion·​ee | \ ȯ-ˌdi-shə-ˈnē How to pronounce auditionee (audio) \
plural auditionees

Definition of auditionee

: a person who is auditioned for something (such as a theatrical role) The auditions had now been under way for 20 minutes and the first successful auditionee now emerged.— Allegra Stratton, Muhajababes, 2006

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First Known Use of auditionee

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for auditionee

audition entry 2 + -ee entry 1

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“Auditionee.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/auditionee. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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