conominee

noun
co·​nom·​i·​nee | \ ˌkō-ˌnä-mə-ˈnē How to pronounce conominee (audio) \
variants: or co-nominee
plural conominees or co-nominees

Definition of conominee

: 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

First Known Use of conominee

1835, in the meaning defined above

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“Conominee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/conominee. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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