co·​re·​cip·​i·​ent (ˌ)kō-ri-ˈsi-pē-ənt How to pronounce corecipient (audio)
variants or co-recipient
plural corecipients or co-recipients
: one who receives something (such as an honor or award) with another
the corecipients of the Nobel Peace Prize
In 2012 Mr. Berry was co-recipient, with Leonard Cohen, of PEN New England's Song Lyrics of Literary Excellence Award.Mark Feeney

Examples of corecipient in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For his invention, Hounsfield was named corecipient of the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. IEEE Spectrum, 14 Jan. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of corecipient was in 1849

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

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