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

Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of auditionee was in 1943

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“Auditionee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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