conominee

noun

co·​nom·​i·​nee ˌkō-ˌnä-mə-ˈnē How to pronounce conominee (audio)
variants or co-nominee
plural conominees or co-nominees
: one of two or more people nominated for something (such as an award) : a fellow nominee
… when she won a National Book Award for poetry in 1974, she insisted on sharing the honor with her co-nominees Alice Walker and Audre Lorde.Michele Wallace

Word History

First Known Use

1835, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of conominee was in 1835

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Cite this Entry

“Conominee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conominee. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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